Scunthorpe pork factory Karro Food to sack 141 staff

Karro Food Group in Scunthorpe Image copyright Google
Image caption Karro Food Group is making 141 of its staff redundant

A Scunthorpe factory has announced it is sacking 141 staff.

Karro Food Group, which has a pork processing factory on Billet Lane in the town, is cutting the jobs after a major customer reduced its bacon orders.

The group recently invested £2.5m in specialist bacon slicing facilities at its Scunthorpe site.

A spokesman for Karro said it would be helping redundant staff "as they look for new opportunities".

He added: "Despite all efforts, it is with regret that 141 colleagues will be leaving the business."

More on this story

Related Internet links

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites