ABP has immediately (Thursday, June 15) introduced the acquisition of the Bridge of Allan abattoir and Queenslie meat packing plant in Scotland from Scotbeef.
The 2 services will now turn out to be a part of the corporate’s UK meat division which additionally consists of an current processing facility in Perth, Scotland.
The Bridge of Allan abattoir is situated simply north of Stirling, Scotland, and the Queenslie meat packing plant is situated in Glasgow, Scotland.
A press release from ABP defined the sale is predicted to accomplished on the finish of July 2023.
Commenting on the announcement, Frank Stephenson, group chief govt of ABP mentioned: “We stay up for working with the crew in Scotbeef to make sure a easy and seamless transition for farmer suppliers, colleagues and clients on the Queenslie and Bridge of Allan crops.
“It is going to be very a lot enterprise as standard with a dedication to constructing on Scotbeef’s well-established custom and popularity for high-quality Scottish crimson meat merchandise.”
ABP has been within the meat processing enterprise for nearly 70 years and the corporate has been working in Scotland for over 40 years.
In keeping with ABP it’s “one in all Europe’s main meat processors, with a popularity for high quality and innovation”.
ABP provides each recent and frozen meat merchandise to retailers, and meals service suppliers in each the UK and worldwide.
ABP employs over 13,000 colleagues throughout its 4 divisions: Purple Meat, Pet Meals, Renewables and Proteins, with processing services in 9 international locations and a turnover of €5 billion.
ABP Linden Meals inexperienced power settlement
Earlier this yr, ABP Linden Meals, a Co. Tyrone-based beef and lamb processor which is a part of the ABP Meals Group, introduced a inexperienced power settlement with two Northern Eire companies.
Progress Power and 3T Energy will collaborate with the group with the purpose of offering a circular-economy answer that generates renewable electrical energy from biogas for the corporate’s retail web site.
The biogas is generated by Progress Power, which is located in Dromore, Co. Down, by way of anaerobic digestion of natural waste byproducts from two different ABP factories in Newry and Lurgan.
The biogas will then be transformed into homegrown inexperienced electrical energy for the Northern Eire-owned 3T energy, which can then provide it to ABP Linden’s retail facility.
ABP Linden Meals has mentioned that it satisfies its retail web site’s renewable electrical energy and is a part of ABP’s group-wide dedication to decreasing its carbon footprint via a sustainability technique.