BRADFORD, UK – Wm. Morrison Supermarkets plc announced an agreement to acquire a 105,000 sq. ft. meat processing facility from Vion UK Ltd.

The site, which is in Winsford, Cheshire, is a centralized fresh pork and lamb retail packing plant that can expand to accommodate beef processing. The Winsford facility employs more than 300 staff. Morrisons owns a number meat processing facilities, bakeries and produce-packing factories that supply fresh food to the company's 476 stores nationwide.