Dunbia, a part of the Daybreak Meats Group, has acquired a lamb processing website in Cornwall, within the UK.
The corporate has stated that the H R Jasper & Son lamb abattoir in Launceston will “additional improve Dunbia’s place as Britain’s main lamb and beef processor”.
The Jasper household enterprise was fashioned in 1930 and processes as much as 10,000 lambs per week, with merchandise bought to retail, wholesale, foodservice and export markets.
The location employs 90 folks and all employees are being retained.
Chief government officer at Dunbia, Niall Browne stated: “The repute and demand for high-quality ‘West Nation’ lamb is rising each inside Britain and throughout Europe and we sit up for persevering with to work with farmers in Cornwall and throughout the south-west to advertise this wonderful product to each new and current prospects.”
Livestock procurement director at Dunbia, Andrew Smyth stated: “The local weather and wonderful farming practices on this area will enable us to ship the primary British spring lambs of the brand new season to our prospects.
“This might be an excellent addition to our vary of regional lamb merchandise from Britain and Northern Eire.”
Managing Director of H R Jasper & Son, Keith Jasper added: “We have now a proud historical past of offering nice service to each our farmers and our prospects, and because the household now passes on the enterprise, we are assured that Dunbia will proceed that custom.
“We have now been doing enterprise with Dunbia for a few years. It’s a household enterprise like ours and has earlier expertise of buying and growing companies within the’ West Nation’. Our household appears to be like ahead to persevering with to work with Dunbia on the location.”
Particulars of the deal are to stay confidential. Daybreak Meats, the mum or dad firm of Dunbia, beforehand bought the Jasper beef abattoir and boning facility in Treburley in Cornwall in 2014.
Dunbia is the UK division of Daybreak Meats and operates as a multi-site, multi-species operation, processing cattle and sheep for nationwide and worldwide markets.
Working from 13 websites within the UK and 10 in Eire, the firm is the provider to a spread of grocery store, foodservice and manufacturing companies.
Dunbia works with over 32,000 farmers throughout the UK and Eire to make sure the standard of its produce.
Daybreak Meats is a provider to a spread of grocery store, foodservice and manufacturing companies, exporting to greater than 50 nations.
As a family-owned enterprise, Daybreak Meats stated that it stays true to its farming heritage by the shut relationships it has solid with over 32,000 household farms from which it instantly sources grass-fed cattle and lamb for processing at its 10 Irish and 13 UK websites.
Daybreak Meats was established in Co. Waterford, Eire in 1980, and has grown to a enterprise with over €2.5 billion in annual income, using over 8,000 employees in 12 nations.
Daybreak Meats took full management of Dunbia in July 2020, following the profitable three way partnership that had been established in Might 2017. The mixed companies within the UK and Eire course of roughly 1,000,000 cattle and three.5 million sheep yearly.