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Falklands' meat company enters contract to supply defense facilities at MPC/MPA

Wednesday, April 11th 2018 - 09:39 UTC
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The Falkland Islands Meat Company - FIMCo - has entered into a supply contract with Ecolog – a key provider for UK Ministry of Defense facilities at MPC/MPA, to provide their high-quality Falkland Islands meats. The contract is for five years, delivering beef, lamb and mutton to the MOD’s and Ecolog’s exacting standards of price, availability and - of course - quality. Read full article

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  • KelperSmoko

    Excellent news. Well done to all involved!!!

    Apr 11th, 2018 - 10:28 am - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Think

    TWIMC...

    Ya mean to tell me that them 2,000 Engrish troops in Malvinas have been eating Engrish lamb and mutton during the past 35 years...?

    Ya mean to tell me that them Engrish have been flying in Engrish lamb and mutton meat to them windblown Islands..., populated by no less than 500,000 sheep..., for the past 35 years...?

    Well... that's a real good Wheny/Benny story...!

    Apr 11th, 2018 - 02:13 pm - Link - Report abuse -3
  • KelperSmoko

    Do you THINK brilliant...? No the MOD imported meat from Patagonia like the argie cement imported for the MPC from your country...funny rules...!

    Apr 11th, 2018 - 02:46 pm - Link - Report abuse +2
  • Think

    Mr. KelperSmoko...
    That makes a teeny-weeny bit more sense...
    Importing it fom our Simunovic friends in PA..., I reckon...
    Anyhow..., what was wrong with Kelper Baaaaarbras and Baaaaartholomews...?
    You 'ave had a biiiiig abattoir producing loses for some 10-15 years or so in them Islands...

    Apr 11th, 2018 - 03:03 pm - Link - Report abuse -2
  • GALlamosa

    Great news for FIMCO and for Falklands farmers....lots of new opportunities. Congratulations to all involved, looking forward to a successful venture.

    Apr 11th, 2018 - 09:20 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Think

    Geeeeeeeeeee....
    No Kelper in here knows why them Engrish wouldn't eat no Baaaaalklands ovines in the last 35 years...
    Guess I will have to wait till Mr. Tim M. finishes his 12 hours shift...

    Apr 11th, 2018 - 09:42 pm - Link - Report abuse -5
  • BrianFI

    because the MOD is tangled in masses of red tape and bureaucracy and is horrible to work with. They haven't been using local meat because they have too much money and are stupid. Theres nothin wrong with local mutton and beef at all, far better than what you get in a supermarket in the uk.

    abattoir producing losses? FIG doesn't subsidize it anymore, i thinks in been profitable for some years now, and if its not its subsidized for the benefit of farmers who put more money back into the economy

    Apr 12th, 2018 - 12:31 am - Link - Report abuse +2
  • Islander1

    Think- glad to assist. The - a lot LESS than 2000 British forces(you have just insulted quite a lot of them who are not English) - have indeed often been eating Falklands lamb for sometime- but as BrianFI explained- UK Govt beaurocracy meant it was shipped to the UK- then bought by the MOD contractor of the UK importer and shipped 8000miles back! Now it will just go 20 miles up the road.

    Apr 13th, 2018 - 09:52 am - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Beth

    England will return the Malvinas within 25 years.

    Apr 14th, 2018 - 01:58 am - Link - Report abuse -1
  • Think

    Mr. Timlander1...

    To be correct...
    ~30 miles down the road...

    Apr 14th, 2018 - 11:11 am - Link - Report abuse -1
  • BrianFI

    to be correct 34.46 miles

    Apr 14th, 2018 - 12:52 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Think

    Not from FIMCo..., laddie...

    Apr 14th, 2018 - 11:02 pm - Link - Report abuse -1
  • Yaigulah3x

    England will return the Malvinas within 25 years.

    Apr 20th, 2018 - 02:41 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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