BX Foods fails to get statutory demand set aside

BX Foods fails to get statutory demand set aside
BX Foods' plant in Oamaru was owned by Lean Meats. (Image: Google Maps)
Riley Kennedy
An entity within a Chinese-owned meat company has failed to get a roughly $200,000 statutory demand from a Hawke's Bay processor set aside.That’s despite North Otago-based freezing workers operator BX Foods arguing it has a counterclaim against Progressive Meats for more than $11 million.The battleHaving been managed by Arron Hoyle, Richard Thorp and Gerard Brier up until July last year, BX Foods worked with Progressive Meats to process lamb product sourced in the North Island for the American market.According to court documents after...

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