Larry Goodman’s ABP Food Group is to acquire a 50% share of Linden Foods, the UK-based meat processing business controlled by Northern Ireland farmer co-op Fane Valley. The business will be a 50-50 joint venture between Fane Valley co-op and ABP going forward and will continue to trade as Linden Foods. No sale price has been disclosed.

Linden operates facilities in Dungannon and Fermanagh in Northern Ireland and Burradon in the North of England.