Jobs fears at Grampian.
UNION leaders are to seek job assurances from a foreign food firm who have bought one of Scotland's biggest companies.
Dutch meat giants Vion announced a deal thought to be worth pounds 400million to buy Grampian Country Food Group yesterday.
After the agreement, Vion stressed their commitment to growing the UK meat market but could give no guarantees about jobs.
Grampian employ 17,500 people worldwide, including 13,000 in the UK and 2500 in Scotland Scotland, political division of Great Britain (1991 pop. 4,957,000), 30,414 sq mi (78,772 sq km), comprising the northern portion of the island of Great Britain and many surrounding islands. . In Scotland, Grampian have arable and pig farming operations, beef and chicken processing and the country's main pig abattoir.
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NFU National Farmers’ Union of England and Wales
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NFU Norwegian Farmers' Union
NFU North Florida University Scotland said president Jim McLaren would be holding talks with Vion's non-executive UK chairman Peter Barr.
Vion plan to establish a new division in the UK, into which Grampian will be integrated.
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