• Andrei
  • June 13 2015
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Reassurance for 500 staff after food firm is taken over
Spalding Today - Wednesday 10 June 2015

Hundreds of staff at a Spalding food factory are being reassured about their futures after the business was acquired by a new owner.

More than 500 people work at Kerry Foods, in Fulney Lane, and which has just been taken over by Pork Farms for an undisclosed sum.

The formal merger of the companies has been given the go ahead by industry watchdog, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA)

The deal was originally announced last August but held up after it was referred to the CMA.

Now the CMA has given the merger the green light, which means the Kerry Foods site will become part of a group with sales of about 1 billion a year.

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*Unite the Union in Pork Farms is the recognised Trade Union in Pork Farms sites, Poole, Riverside, Palethorpes Find out more here
**Unite in Pork Farms does not claim any responsiblity for the above article