Ranjit Boparan founded 2 Sisters Food Group in 1993 as a small supplier of frozen chicken and has built it into a leading provider of frozen, chilled and bakery products, selling to most of the big supermarkets. Last year, 2 Sisters bought Northern Foods for £342m, including the Fox’s biscuits and Goodfella’s pizza brands. It also bought a chilled food and bakery business from Premier Foods for £30m. The Birmingham company’s combined revenues – from 2 Sisters and three months’ trading from Northern Foods – were £1.4 billion in 2011.

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Company details
Year2012
Rank30
Company2 Sisters Food Group
ActivityFood producer
LocationBirmingham
Sales £m1,376
Profit £m81
Year endJul 11
Principal shareholdersBaljinder and Ranjit Boparan (100%)
Staff9,016
Founded1993
Websitewww.2sfg.com

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