Article from THIS Tuesday, 20 August 2013
The Chairman of the Poultry Committee of the IFA is confident a buyer will be found for Cappoquinn Poultry, but he says there's a strong onus on supermarkets to sell Irish chickens. The company which employs about 70 staff directly has been placed in liquidation, and a receiver will put the plant up for sale this Friday.
Cappoquinn Poultry has been beset by serious financial problems over the past year - it went into examinership last August and was bought over by a consortium in December. However the company was wound up at a meeting in Lismore on Friday. Alo Mohan of the IFA says the survival of the plant now depends on some major factors