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Katy Askew | 5 Mar 2013

Boparan Holdings, the parent company of 2 Sisters Food Group, has continued its drive to rapidly expand its footprint with the announcement that it has acquired the remaining Vion meat businesses in the UK. Katy Askew takes a look at how ambitious 2 Sisters hopes to succeed in a market where Vion struggled.


Michelle Russell | 5 Mar 2013

Nearly two months into the horsemeat scandal that has rocked the food industry, UK figures highlighting a sales slowdown in ready meals raise the question of whether this is a temporary blip or a long-term structural decline.


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Dean Best | 16 Mar 2016

Boparan Holdings, the company behind the UK's 2 Sisters Food Group, this morning (16 March) reported a rise in underlying sales and improved profitability for the second quarter of its financial year.


Katy Askew | 7 Mar 2016

Burton's Biscuit Co. is reportedly closing in on a GBP330m takeover of Boparan Holdings-owned biscuit brand Fox's in a deal that could see the company sell off its Cadbury licence. 


Dean Best | 17 Feb 2016

Boparan Holdings has reportedly started talks with fellow UK group Burton's Biscuit Co. over the possible sale of Fox's Biscuits.


Dean Best | 8 Jan 2016

General Mills this week announced another acquisition, following up its move for Brazilian yoghurt maker before Christmas with a deal for US meat snacks firm Epic Provisions. Ahead of the holiday period, speculation emerged UK company 2 Sisters Food Group was seeing what interest there is in the market for its biscuits unit Fox's, although the talk was cooled this week. Elsewhere, Danone said it would end production at two plants in Russia, PepsiCo was upbeat about the prospects for Doritos in India and the US reacted to the release of the latest Dietary Guidelines for Americans.


Katy Askew | 4 Jan 2016

The prospect of a sale of UK biscuit brand Fox's by owner Boparan Holdings has been played down by sources familiar with the matter. 


Katy Askew | 4 Jan 2016

Boparan Holdings, the owner of 2 Sisters Food Group, is reportedly considering selling off its Fox's biscuit unit. 


Katy Askew | 15 Dec 2015

Boparan Holdings said it has continued to make progress on its strategy of building a "better before bigger" business as it posted a further decline in sales and profit at 2 Sisters Food Group. 


Katy Askew | 27 Oct 2015

Boparan Holdings, the owner of UK-focused food company 2 Sisters Food Group, has unveiled a "substantial" and "targeted" investment drive that will see the company spend GBP205m (US$314.6m) in driving improvements at its poultry and meal solutions units. 


Katy Askew | 27 Oct 2015

Boparan Holdings, the owner of 2 Sisters Food Group, booked lower sales and earnings for the full year on the back of price deflation headwinds. 


Katy Askew | 30 Apr 2015

2 Sisters Food Group, the UK food arm of Boparan Holdings, has announced plans to remove antibiotics defined by the World Health Organization as the "highest priority" and "critically important" to human health from poultry production.


Katy Askew | 17 Mar 2015

Boparan Holdings, the parent company of 2 Sisters Food Group, said it “stabilised” its business despite “another challenging quarter”.


Katy Askew | 23 Feb 2015

2 Sisters Food Group started consultations with the union representing workers at its Llangefni poultry site this morning (23 February).


Katy Askew | 18 Dec 2014

Boparan Holdings, the owner of 2 Sisters Food Group, revealed ongoing pressure on sales and margins during its first quarter.


Hannah Abdulla | 18 Nov 2014

Boparan Holdings, the owner of UK company 2 Sisters Food Group, has reported annual higher losses after its bottom line was hit with restructuring charges.


Hannah Abdulla | 16 Jun 2014

Boparan Holdings, the parent company of 2 Sisters Food Group, has reported mixed third-quarter results, with higher underlying operating profit but the cost of closing sites hitting its bottom line.


Katy Askew | 17 Dec 2013

Boparan Holdings, the owner of 2 Sisters Food Group, has booked a decline in first-quarter operating profit due to one-off costs associated with factory closures and efforts to integrate Vion's UK operations.


Michelle Russell | 21 Nov 2013

UK food firm 2 Sisters Food Group is to cut around 200 jobs at its Coupar Angus poultry facility in Scotland.


Katy Askew | 29 Oct 2013

An increased focus on proteins, the "transformational" acquisition of Vion's business in the UK and the fallout of the horsemeat scandal have dented full-year earnings at 2 Sisters parent Boparan Holdings.


Katy Askew | 25 Jun 2013

The acquisition of Vion's business in the UK, which remains loss-making, as well as the fall-out of the horsemeat saga have hit third-quarter earnings at 2 Sisters Food Group parent Boparan Holdings.


Michelle Russell | 12 Apr 2013

Unite, the union representing workers at the now closed Vion UK site Welsh Country Foods, has said it is "disappointed" with the way the firm has let the business "slip away".


Michelle Russell | 12 Apr 2013

Vion-owned Welsh Country Foods is to close its lamb processing business in Anglesey, putting 310 jobs on the line.


Michelle Russell | 19 Mar 2013

Boparan Holdings, the parent company of UK firm 2 Sisters Food Group, has reported second-quarter losses of more than GBP7m (US$10.6m) and said it remains cautious about trading conditions.


Michelle Russell | 11 Mar 2013

Earnings results continued to pour in last week with retailers Carrefour, Delhaize and Waitrose amongst those issuing sales and profit figures. Delhaize told analysts there was work still to be done in the US, while Carrefour insisted it has to invest in order to build on signs of improvement. Elsewhere, Vion was bought by Boparan Holdings, and a BBC investigation uncovered evidence of horse smuggling from Ireland to the UK.

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