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UPDATE: UK: Unite welcomes Vion MBO for Welsh Country Foods

13 Mar 2013

Unite, the union representing workers at Vion's Welsh Country Foods, has welcomed the firm's interest in a potential management buyout of the lamb processing unit.

UK: Vion eyes MBO for Welsh Country Foods unit

13 Mar 2013

Dutch food group Vion has said it is evaluating plans for a management buyout of its Welsh Country Foods lamb processing business.

In the spotlight: Boparan continues M&A march with Vion buy

5 Mar 2013

Boparan Holdings, the parent company of 2 Sisters Food Group, has continued its drive to rapidly expand its footprint with the announcement that it has acquired the remaining Vion meat businesses in the UK. Katy Askew takes a look at how ambitious 2 Sisters hopes to succeed in a market where Vion struggled.

UK: Vion in talks over closure of Welsh Country Foods facility

11 Jan 2013

Dutch food group Vion has said it may be forced to close its lamb processing business Welsh Country Foods due to the loss of its contract with Asda.

Best bits: Vion UK exit set to strengthen rivals

26 Nov 2012

Vion's plans to exit the UK could strengthen the hand of the meat giant's local rivals Cranswick and Hilton Food Group, operating in a market with over-capacity and facing high feed and pig costs.

UK: "No alternative" to Broxburn closure - Vion

6 Jul 2012

Dutch food group Vion has insisted it has no choice but to close its loss-making Broxburn meat plant in the UK.

UK: Jaffray appointed to head ANM Group's meat unit

16 Dec 2011

UK-based farmer co-op ANM Group has today (16 December) revealed that Jim Jaffray will lead its meat division on a temporary basis.

UK: Former Grampian MD joins poultry firm 2 Sisters

1 Nov 2010

Poultry processor 2 Sisters Food Group has appointed former Grampian Country Food Group executive Eddie Power to a new role of MD of its UK business.

UK: Vion chief warns farm supply should not be taken for granted

13 Oct 2010

The head of meat producer Vion's UK business has warned retailers that a guaranteed source of supply in farming should no longer be taken for granted.

UK: Vion plans more UK job cuts

24 Feb 2010

Dutch-owned food group Vion has announced plans to cut 180 jobs at its Haverhill site in Suffolk.

UK: Vion to make over 200 job cuts

13 Jan 2010

Dutch food group Vion is to cut almost half the workforce at a lamb processing plant in Wales.

UK/THAILAND: Vion sells Thai chicken unit

11 Sep 2009

Vion Food Group, the UK arm of Dutch food giant Vion, has sold its Thailand chicken business to Navis Capital for an undisclosed sum.

NETHERLANDS: Vion “positive” despite profit drop

11 May 2009

Dutch food group Vion said it remains “positive” about 2009, despite posting a drop in 2008 profits.

UK: Vion plans to close UK bacon site

29 Apr 2009

Dutch food group Vion is planning to close a bacon processing site close to the UK city of Manchester.

NETHERLANDS: Vion creates regional structure

23 Mar 2009

Meat group Vion has revamped its international operations in a bid to take the business closer to its individual markets.

UK: Dutch firm Vion mum over Grampian link

20 Feb 2008

Netherlands-based food group Vion has stayed tight-lipped over speculation linking it to Grampian Country Food Group, the UK meat processor.

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