MANSFIELD, Texas (KETK) – Seville Farms laid off more than 200 people this month, according a certified letter sent to the Texas Workforce Commission Layoff/WARN unit.

The letter states that Seville Farms, Inc. intends to conduct a mass layoff and/or plant closing at its facilities in Los Fresnos, Mansfield and Winona due to “unforeseen business circumstances” including notice from a key customer of the loss of its account.

The job actions are expected to be permanent. The first separation as a result of this layoff will occur on July 20. The layoff/plant closing will ultimately affect 92 employees at Los Fresnos, 64 employees at Mansfield, and 71 employees at Winona.

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