Scottish meat company enjoys online sales boost during lockdown

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A massive increase in online sales has helped one of Scotland’s leading meat suppliers weather the coronavirus pandemic.

Campbell’s Prime Meat, which is one of Scotland’s biggest suppliers of meat direct to hotels, restaurants and caterers, reported a 350% increase in online sales during the national lockdown earlier this year.

However, the Linlithgow-based firm said a “material uncertainty” existed with the Covid-19 crisis, which may cast doubt on the company’s ability to operate in the future.

In a report accompanying its latest accounts, filed with Companies House, Campbell’s said: “The business has weathered the lockdown and coronavirus crisis very well to date.

“Having made a loss through the lockdown, the company returned to profit in August 2020.”

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