The Turkish group Toksöz will close the Pernigotti factory in Novi Ligure, which they acquired in 2013. This was announced by a corporate lawyer today at a meeting with the unions. About one hundred people are likely to lose their jobs in the nearly 200 employees of the company, located between the Novese factory and the Milan offices. Indeed, the company plans to reduce the production part and maintain the brand and the trading network, which would serve to sell products made in Turkey (based on the already spreadable cream in Anatolia).
"Once we arrived, the new property had promised to revive and talk about adding new products to dessert desserts, but the Pernigotti has always closed at a loss, with business leaders and industry plans constantly changing", explains Marco Malpassi. Secretary of the Flai-Cgil of Alessandria. Well Toksöz has decided to give up Italy, and the union is promising a fight: "You want to give up unemployment insurance in order to stop the activity just re-introduced by the Genoa Decree to use more time to find potential prospects for the acquisition of the company, "says Malpassi. The Turks, however, seem to have the intention to hold the Pernigotti brand, an "unacceptable" aspect, according to Flai-Cgil, who announces mobilization from tomorrow.