Dunbia has expanded its presence within the West Nation with the acquisition of a lamb processing website in Cornwall.

The corporate has bought the H R Jasper & Son lamb abattoir in Launceston, which it stated processes as much as 10,000 lambs/week and employs 90 individuals.

All workers are to be retained

Niall Browne, CEO at Dunbia, stated that the popularity and demand for high-quality West Nation lamb is rising, inside Britain and throughout Europe.

“We look ahead to persevering with to work with farmers in Cornwall and throughout the South West to advertise this wonderful product to each new and current clients,” he stated.

“The local weather and wonderful farming practices on this area will permit us to ship the primary British Spring lambs of the brand new season to our clients,” added Andrew Amyth, livestock procurement director at Dunbia.

“This shall be an incredible addition to our vary of regional lamb merchandise from Britain and Northern Eire.”

Daybreak Meats, the mum or dad firm of Dunbia, beforehand bought the Jasper beef abattoir and boning facility in Treburley in Cornwall in 2014.

“We’ve got been doing enterprise with Dunbia for a few years,” Keith Jasper, managing director of H R Jasper & Son stated.

“It’s a household enterprise like ours and has earlier expertise of buying and growing companies within the West Nation.”

The Jasper household enterprise was shaped in 1930.

Jasper added that the household seems ahead to working with Dunbia on the location, and are “assured” that it’ll proceed its custom of “offering nice service to each our farmers and our buyer”.