2 Sisters Food Group, Vion probe details released

OFT reveals scrutiny of Vion, 2 Sisters

By Rod Addy

2 Sisters Food Group held 30-40% of UK retailers’ chicken sales before buying Vion’s meat processing units, gaining at least 10% more afterwards, the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has revealed.

Vion's news raises doubts about the future of meat processing in the UK

Bad news month for UK food sector

By Rick Pendrous

Britain's food industry was rocked by two announcements over the past month. Premier Foods broke the news that it was to close bakeries in Birmingham and Greenford, west London and restructure its distribution operations with the loss of 900 jobs....

1,700 jobs are at risk at Vion's Hall's of Broxburn site

Scottish ministers join fight to protect jobs at Vion

By Lorraine Mullaney

As 1,700 jobs are at risk at Vion’s West Lothian plant, the Scottish government’s First Minister Alex Salmond has pledged to “travel anywhere and meet anyone to try to protect Scottish jobs”.

Vion has conducted a review of ist business after a key contract loss from Sainsbury's

Vion strikes delayed after Sainsbury’s contract loss

By Dan Colombini

Workers at meat processor Vion have postponed two strike dates in the row over pay and conditions after the firm revealed that it had lost a significant contract with retailer Sainsbury, according to Unite the union.

Vion is reviewing its organic chicken business

Vion reviews its organic chicken business

By Freddie Dawson

The UK’s second largest poultry supplier is conducting a review of its organic chicken business which could result in it exiting the sector.

Strengthening workers' skills range is the aim of the investment

First minister welcomes Vion’s 250 jobs investment

By Freddie Dawson

Scottish first minister Alex Salmond has welcomed news that Dutch meat processor Vion is to create 250 new jobs at a new training centre at its Hall's plant in Broxburn, West Lothian.

Asda contract loss puts 180 jobs at risk at Vion

Asda contract loss puts 180 jobs at risk at Vion

By Elaine Watson

Up to 120 people could be made redundant at Vion’s bacon factory in Scunthorpe while a further 60 temporary contracts will not be renewed following the loss of a major contract with Asda.


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