All 450 staff at UK-based poultry supplier Sun Valley may move to Wales as the result of a £30 million deal between the company and ready meals maker R.F. Brookes. Brendan Sweeney, corporate development director at R F Brookes said: "We have been working closely with Sun Valley managers and employee representatives to ensure a smooth transition. Minimising the number of redundancies is a key aimof the transfer programme.' The transfer of the contract from Sun Valley is expected to be completed by the end of September. The 450 Sun Valley employees covered by the agreement will join R F Brookes under TUPE (the Transfer of Undertakings Employment Regulations). The £30m order includes chicken ready meals andIndian dishes. Sun Valley Foods Limited is a wholly owned Cargill Inc subsidiary and R.F. Brookes is a subsidiary of flour giant Rank Hovis McDougall.