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The  96-year-old biscuit factory in Tollcross, Glasgow, is going ahead, despite fierce intervention to get pladis to reverse its plans. Pic: pladis

pladis to proceed with McVitie’s factory closure in Glasgow

By Gill Hyslop

Despite aggressive opposition, intervention by the Government and the tabling of a ‘compelling’ proposal to save the 472 jobs at stake, pladis is proceeding with the closure of its historic biscuit factory in Tollcross, first communicated to employees...

Valeo is adding ontrend protein-packed meat snacks like biltong and jerky to its growing 'treats' portfolio. Pic: GettyImages/Boltenkoff

Valeo swoops in to bag UK meat snacks giant

By Gill Hyslop

Dublin-headquartered Valeo Foods – which itself was bought by Bain Capital Private Equity (co-founded by politician Mitt Romney) for £1.5bn in May – has agreed to acquire New World Foods Europe (NWFE) from Australian FMCG entrepreneur Tony Quinn.

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