Belfast Telegraph

Management changes 'won't mean job cuts' at Moy Park

By Margaret Canning

Poultry giant Moy Park has said it is not planning to cut jobs as it makes changes to its management structure in Craigavon.

The company, which was taken over by US giant Pilgrim's Pride last year, said the changes were "in line with long-term plans and investments".

Moy Park is Northern Ireland's biggest private sector employer with over 6,000 staff.

Its £1bn sale to Pilgrim's Pride - a subsidiary of former owner JBS - took place in September.

A spokesman for the company said yesterday: "We are in consultation with those individuals potentially affected by our proposals and we do not anticipate any job losses."

Moy Park has three major sites in Northern Ireland in Dungannon, Craigavon and Ballymena. The Craigavon and Dungannon operations both have around 2,300 employees, while the workforce in Ballymena is around 1,700-strong.

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