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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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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.


Dean Best | 24 Jul 2014

The meat supply chain is in the spotlight this week, with allegations in the UK and China of poor and potentially unsafe practices at firms supplying retail and foodservice giants including Tesco and McDonald's. But the entire industry needs to pay attention: consumer interest in what they eat is at its highest-ever level.

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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.


Simon Harvey | 6 Oct 2017

The UK's Food Standards Agency has widened its investigation into poultry processor 2 Sisters Food Group to encompass 13 plants, including the West Bromwich site in the Midlands that has come under scrutiny over hygiene.


Simon Harvey | 4 Oct 2017

The UK's 2 Sisters Food Group, at the centre of a chicken hygiene investigation over date labels, has revealed it has found "other areas of concern'' at its poultry production plant in the West Midlands.


Simon Harvey | 2 Oct 2017

2 Sisters Food Group has suspended operations at its West Bromwich poultry plant in the Midlands due to some "isolated instances of non-compliance'' with its own quality management systems.


Dean Best | 29 Sep 2017

Aldi and Lidl have joined Marks and Spencer in suspending accepting supplies from the 2 Sisters Food Group plant alleged to have broken labelling rules and followed poor sanitary conditions.


Simon Harvey | 29 Sep 2017

An investigation has claimed UK poultry firm 2 Sisters Food Group tampered with labels on its fresh chicken products to alter slaughter dates in a potential health hazard to consumers.


Simon Harvey | 29 Sep 2017

UK supermarket Marks and Spencer said today (29 September) it will not take any more fresh chicken products from the 2 Sisters Food Group poultry plant alleged to have broken labelling rules and followed poor sanitary conditions.


Simon Harvey | 29 Sep 2017

The UK's Food Standards Agency said it found "no evidence of breaches" when it inspected the poultry production plant of 2 Sisters Food Group alleged to have broken labelling rules and followed poor sanitary conditions.


Dean Best | 21 Sep 2017

More than 20 of Tesco's "largest food suppliers" are to publish data on the food waste from their own operations, the retail giant has announced.


Simon Harvey | 21 Aug 2017

2 Sisters Food Group is investing GBP1.4m (US$1.8m) to expand a beef and sheep plant in Wales, a month after completing a multi-million pound upgrade to a chicken processing facility in Scotland.


Simon Harvey | 28 Jul 2017

2 Sisters Food Group's red meat division is losing its procurement director after 22 year of service, as John Dracup chooses greener pastures to pursue his passion for farming.


Simon Harvey | 21 Jul 2017

2 Sisters Food Group is creating 150 jobs at its Coupar Angus facility in Perthshire, Scotland, a month after the UK company announced the closure of its plant in Smethwick in the West Midlands.


Dean Best | 26 Jun 2017

Boparan Holdings, the parent company of the UK's 2 Sisters Food Group, today (26 June) reported rising sales but pressure on profits in what it described as a "tough" third quarter of its financial year.

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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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