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2 Sisters completes Donegal Catch disposal to ex-Largo Foods chief

12 Mar 2019

UK food company 2 Sisters Food Group has completed the sale of its Irish seafood business Donegal Catch. 

Samworth's move for 2 Sisters sandwich unit gets green light

2 Jan 2019

The UK's competition watchdog has handed down its verdict on Samworth Brothers' move to buy a sandwich business from local peer 2 Sisters Food Group.

UK watchdog probes sale of 2 Sisters' Manton Wood unit to Samworth Brothers

23 Nov 2018

The UK's competition watchdog is inviting feedback from any concerned parties over the planned sale of a sandwich business in the country.

2 Sisters notches up another business disposal in Manton Wood

1 Nov 2018

UK manufacturer 2 Sisters Food Group is selling off another asset, adding to a number of other recent disposals.

2 Sisters to merge units as CEO sets out plans

13 Aug 2018

2 Sisters Food Group is to merge two of its poultry units under new plans set out by recently-installed CEO Ronald Kers, who took the reins at the UK manufacturer at the start of the month.

Ireland's Kepak buys 2 Sisters red-meat business

30 Jul 2018

Ireland-based meat company Kepak Group has snapped up the red-meat assets of the UK's 2 Sisters Food Group.

2 Sisters names Craig Tomkinson as CFO to replace departing Richard Pike

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.

Nomad Foods snaps up UK frozen-food brand Aunt Bessie's for EUR240m

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.

What are the options for incoming 2 Sisters CEO Ronald Kers?

24 May 2018

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 is stepping aside. Having recently faced a recent hygiene scandal, which dug holes in its finances, he has hired Ronald Kers as CEO. Simon Harvey looks at the challenges ahead for the former Müller executive.

2 Sisters Food Group hires former Muller UK chief Ronald Kers CEO

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.

UK's 2 Sisters announces plastic reduction initiative

10 Apr 2018

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

Future of UK supplier Five Star Fish at risk

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".

Earnings summary - Conagra Brands sees subdued organic growth after Q3 result; Nomad Foods FY profits surge on debt repricing; Boparan Q2 sales rise despite ''tough conditions'' hitting profits; Produce Investments back in black in H1

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.

Ranjit Singh Boparan quits as 2 Sisters Food Group CEO

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.

Boparan creates Fox's Biscuits jobs

6 Feb 2018

Boparan Holdings is creating 74 full-time jobs at its Fox's Biscuits plant in West Yorkshire.

Can Nomad Foods heat up Goodfella's sales?

22 Jan 2018

UK-based, US-listed Nomad Foods - a business with M&A at its very origins – has re-entered the fray after pressure on sales and margins caused the company to focus inwards. The owner of the Iglo and Birds Eye (in the UK) brands has snapped up a clutch of pizza assets from UK group Boparan Holdings. Dean Best reports.

Nomad Foods announces deal to buy pizza assets from Boparan Holdings

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.

Nomad Foods linked to Goodfella's Pizza acquisition

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.

Earnings summary - Conagra Brands sees income rise; General Mills revises full-year guidance

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.

Under-scrutiny 2 Sisters poultry plant to resume production

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. 

Fox's Biscuits, Burton's Biscuit Co. said to be revisiting merger talks

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.

Boparan Holdings names ex-British Sugar MD Richard Pike new CFO

26 Jun 2017

Boparan Holdings, the parent of UK supplier 2 Sisters Food Group, has named former Associated British Foods executive Richard Pike as its new CFO.

Boparan Holdings sales up but profits pressured in "tough" Q3

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.

2 Sisters invests in Christmas pudding maker Matthew Walker

25 May 2017

The UK's 2 Sisters Food Group said today (25 May) it is investing GBP250,000 (US$324,000) to expand production at its Matthew Walker Christmas pudding business in Heanor, Derbyshire.

Boparan Holdings profits pressured as costs rise

23 Mar 2017

Boparan Holdings, the parent company for the UK's 2 Sisters Food Group, today (23 March) reported a second-quarter loss despite growing sales, with the Goodfella's pizza and Fox's biscuits owner pointing to rising costs after the Brexit-sparked decline in sterling.

'City institutions behind approach for Fox's Biscuits'

23 Feb 2017

The takeover interest lodged in the UK's Fox's Biscuits reportedly came from a group of bondholders, not a rival company.

Boparan Holdings confirms takeover interest for Fox's Biscuits

20 Jan 2017

Boparan Holdings, the UK-based food business, has revealed there is takeover interest in Fox's Biscuits.

2 Sisters CEO expects "strong headwinds" in 2017

15 Dec 2016

Ranjit Singh, the CEO of 2 Sisters Food Group has warned of the "strong headwinds" the UK business expects in 2017, as the parent company of the Fox's biscuits owner reported a 12% rise in first-quarter operating profit.

Boparan Holdings FY losses narrow, Q4 mixed

3 Nov 2016

Boparan Holdings Limited, the parent company of the 2 Sisters Food Group, today (3 November) booked a dip in annual sales but narrower losses as it ended the year with improved revenue, operating profitability but a fall in net profit in its fourth quarter.

2 Sisters chief Ranjit Boparan buys Bernard Matthews

21 Sep 2016

Europe's largest turkey producer, Bernard Matthews, has been acquired by the private investment vehicle of Ranjit Singh Boparan, the chief executive of the UK's 2 Sisters Food Group.

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