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This Doncaster firm processes 1.2 million birds a week, supplying halal chicken to grocery stores and small supermarkets around Britain. The group is led by brothers Mohamed Fayez Ahmed, 61, and Nadeem Iqbal, 48. Their father and two uncles established the business in 1972, initially as a groceries supplier. Last year sales reached £121m, up 22%.

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Company details
Year2020
Rank211
CompanyIqbal Poultry
ActivityHalal poultry seller
LocationSouth Yorkshire
Sales £m121
Operating profit £m2.6
Main shareholdersMohammed Ahmed (50%), Nadeem Iqbal (50%)
Staff100
Founded1999
Websitewww.iqbalpoultry.co.uk/about

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