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2 Sisters Food Group

2 Sisters Food Group

Geographic Location

Country: United Kingdom
Region: Perth and Kinross and Stirling; Eastern Scotland; Scotland
Location of affected unit(s): Coupar Angus


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of food products, beverages and tobacco products
10.13 - Production of meat and poultry meat products
Number Employed: 570

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 20-07-2017
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Planned Job Creation: 150

Additional Information

Food producer 2 Sisters Food Group has announced plans to create 150 new jobs in Perthshire. The company has expanded its cutting operations at its chicken processing plant in Coupar Angus. When the new jobs are added, it will bring the headcount at the site to 720 employees. The news of the jobs has been seen as a major boost for the town and has been welcomed by the Member of the Scottish Parliament for the area, John Swinney. It has not been reported when all the jobs will be filled.