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2 Sisters Food Group is a UK-based food group with operations in continental Europe. Founded by Ranjit Singh Boparan in 1993, 2 Sisters Food Group is a private company. The head office for 2 Sisters Food Group is located in Birmingham, England.

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After 25 years at the helm of 2 Sisters Food Group, one of the UK's largest food companies, multi-millionaire founder Ranjit Singh Boparan i...

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Katy Askew | 1 May 2015

All signs are pointing to a growing public awareness of – and concern about – the use of human antibiotics in animals that will subsequently enter the food chain.


Katy Askew | 29 Jan 2015

Food manufacturers are catching some flack for extending payment terms to their suppliers. The growing tension in the supply chain points to the pressure manufacturers are themselves facing in the current trading environment - and their need to free up cash flow in the balance sheet. But, in a charged political atmosphere, manufacturers should tread carefully, Katy Askew suggests.


Katy Askew | 24 Nov 2014

Kerry Group is reportedly mulling the sale of its frozen food business. The company has seen strong sales and profit momentum at its ingredients unit but endured a lacklustre performance from the consumer foods side of the business. In this context, it makes sense for the Irish company to pare down peripheral and under-performing areas of Kerry Foods. Katy Askew reports.


Katy Askew | 6 Aug 2014

The UK's Food Standards Agency has issued the results of its first set of quarterly campylobacter tests, part of a year-long study into the prevalence of the bacteria in the UK poultry supply. The results reveal that around three-fifths of chicken sold in UK supermarkets are contaminated with the bacteria and the regulator has conceded that more must be done to win over consumer trust. After a personal brush with the issue, having found offal in pre-packed supermarket chicken, Katy Askew would strongly concur.

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Simon Harvey | 16 Jul 2018

2 Sisters Food Group has decided to keep open one of the three chicken-processing factories in the UK it had slated for closure five months ago.


Simon Harvey | 25 Jun 2018

UK manufacturer 2 Sisters Food Group has named Craig Tomkinson as group chief financial officer to replace Richard Pike who is leaving.


Dean Best | 12 Jun 2018

2 Sisters Food Group, which is in the middle of revamping its poultry business, is to create 300 jobs at its site in Devon, south-west England.


Dean Best | 11 Jun 2018

2 Sisters Food Group has refused to be drawn on a report it is preparing the ground to sell Holland's Pies, a claim the UK food giant described as "rumour and speculation".


Simon Harvey | 4 Jun 2018

Nomad Foods is paying EUR240m (US$281.6m) for fellow frozen food manufacturer Aunt Bessie's as the UK firm's acquisition trail continues.


Simon Harvey | 17 May 2018

UK manufacturer 2 Sisters Food Group has appointed Ronald Kers, the former boss of dairy giant Müller, as its new chief executive.


Andy Coyne | 10 Apr 2018

UK manufacturer 2 Sisters Food Group has launched an initiative to use less and recycle more plastic at its businesses.


Dean Best | 28 Mar 2018

The future of UK seafood supplier Five Star Fish, part of local manufacturing giant 2 Sisters Food Group, is up in the air after the company admitted its business was "not sustainable in its current form for the long-term".


just-food.com | 22 Mar 2018

just-food presents the key metrics from company financials in bitesize format, with analyst insight and social media comment alongside graphs illustrating a business' historical performance to give you an easy-to-read digest of the numbers you need to know.


Simon Harvey | 2 Mar 2018

After an extensive enquiry into hygiene breaches at UK poultry processor 2 Sisters Food Group, the country's food safety body has pointed to increased surveillance as a key measure to avoid future infringements.


Simon Harvey | 2 Mar 2018

UK food standard agencies said a review into meat-cutting plants launched last month will seek to improve ways of identifying non-compliance issues following a number of recent hygiene scares.


Dean Best | 28 Feb 2018

Ranjit Singh Boparan has decided to step down as CEO of UK manufacturer 2 Sisters Food Group, the company he owns and co-founded 25 years ago.


Simon Harvey | 9 Feb 2018

2 Sisters Food Group plans to shut down three loss-making poultry plants located in the West Midlands and South Lanarkshire, putting 900 jobs at risk.


Simon Harvey | 2 Feb 2018

The UK's Food Standards Agency and its Scottish counterpart will start a nationwide review this month of meat-cutting plants and cold storage units following "serious non-compliance issues'' at Russell Hume and 2 Sisters Food Group.


Andy Coyne | 25 Jan 2018

UK chicken heavyweight 2 Sisters Food Group is creating more than 130 extra jobs at its factory in Derby, central England, after clinching a new deal with a "major retailer".


Dean Best | 17 Jan 2018

UK-based frozen food group Nomad Foods today (17 January) announced it had struck a deal to acquire a clutch of pizza assets - including the Goodfella's and San Marco brands - from Boparan Holdings.


Andy Coyne | 21 Dec 2017

Nomad Foods, the owner of the Birds Eye brand in the UK, is being linked this morning (21 December) to a GBP200m (US$267.2m) acquisition of pizza brand Goodfella's, which is owned by the UK's 2 Sisters Food Group.


just-food.com | 21 Dec 2017

just-food presents the key metrics from company financials in bitesize format, with analyst insight and social media comment alongside graphs illustrating a business' historical performance to give you an easy-to-read digest of the numbers you need to know.


Simon Harvey | 20 Dec 2017

Under-scrutiny UK poultry processor 2 Sisters Food Group said it plans to publish all data on audits and inspections at the company's manufacturing plants as a means to boost transparency.


Simon Harvey | 17 Nov 2017

UK Members of Parliament have questioned the processes of the nation's food standards agencies following an enquiry into hygiene and safety at a 2 Sisters Food Group poultry processing plant in the West Midlands.


Simon Harvey | 6 Nov 2017

2 Sisters Food Group plans to restart production this week at its poultry processing plant at West Bromwich in the Midlands, which was temporarily closed in September after an investigation revealed poor hygiene standards. 


Simon Harvey | 26 Oct 2017

The owner of UK poultry processor 2 Sisters Food Group, which is under investigation for alleged breaches of hygiene standards, has told a parliamentary committee "mistakes have been made'' and pledged to improve food safety at all the company's plants.


Simon Harvey | 12 Oct 2017

Ranjit Singh Boparan, the owner of UK poultry processor 2 Sisters Food Group, has been summoned to appear before a parliamentary enquiry after an undercover investigation revealed poor hygiene standards at its plant in the West Midlands.


Simon Harvey | 9 Oct 2017

The owner of a UK poultry processing firm at the centre of a poor food hygiene investigation is said to be orchestrating a merger between Fox's Biscuits and Burton's Biscuit Co.

Latest blogs

Dean Best | 13 Oct 2016

Just weeks after buying UK turkey processor Bernard Matthews from administration, food tycoon Ranjit Boparan has struck a similar deal.


Katy Askew | 5 Dec 2014

2 Sisters Food Group announced a new "multi million" pound bio-refinery deal with renewable energy experts H2 Energy this week. The plan is set to "transform the energy requirements" at 2 Sisters, the company said.



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