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Moy Park Closes Plant in England


Moy Park, a subsidiary of Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation has announced that the Ashbourne plant in Derbyshire, England, will be closed, and that production will be transferred to Anwick, in Lincolnshire and to Ballymena in Northern Ireland.  The Ashbourne facility employees close to 900 but closure will also impact local industries and suppliers.


According to financial reports, Moy Park contributed $35 million to the income of the parent company on sales of $2 billion in 2021.  During the previous year contribution was $85 million on sales of close to $2 billion.


Moy Park operates eleven plants producing poultry and hog products in the United Kingdom, France and the Netherlands.

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