Dawn Meat snaps up West Country abattoir

Irish processor Dawn Meats has announced further expansion into the UK market with the purchase of West Devon Meats, a beef and lamb abattoir in the south west of England.

Announcing the purchase, David Fleetwood, operations director with Dawn Meats UK, said: We are very excited to be able to offer West Country Beef and Lamb, which has a great reputation, to our new and existing customers and look forward to working with our new staff to grow the business in Devon.

Arthur Cleave, procurement manager of West Devon Meats, added: Weve had a fantastic relationship with Dawn Meats in continental Europe over many years and its great news for our farmer suppliers of both cattle and sheep that Dawn Meats is investing in the south west of England to enhance their UK procurement network.

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