Feed price forces closure of Moy Park poultry processing plant

The increased price of feed has been cited as a major reason in the closing up of a Suffolk poultry plant.

The Moy Park plant in Bury St Edmunds will close with production being moved to a company site in Lincolnshire.

A company spokesman said that the recent sharp increase in the price of wheat, a staple of poultry feed, had reduced the economic viability of the plant