2 Sisters plans million pound investment in Merthyr
2 Sisters Food Group has announced plans to expand supply from its Welsh processing facility in Merthyr Tydfil.
Merthyr has the capacity to slaughter and de-bone 2,400 cattle and 24,000 lambs per week. The site, based on the Penygarnddu Industrial Estate, employs around 700 colleagues.
Ranjit Singh, 2 Sisters Food Group’s CEO, said: “Investment in the boning hall will ensure that we create a leaner, more efficient supply chain at our flagship facility in Wales.
“I’m confident that our Better Before Bigger strategy with its efficiency platform will put us in a good place for the long term.”
Andrew Cracknell, managing director at 2 Sisters Red Meat, added: “The investment in our cutting operation will future proof jobs at the site and provide the platform for additional growth in beef sales over the next decade.”
The 2 Sisters Food Group Welsh site investment comes in addition to other areas of business development.
At the end of July the company announced the expansion of its chicken cutting operation at Coupar Angus in Perthshire, Scotland, creating 150 new jobs.
This news followed that of a plant closure earlier in the summer, when 2 Sisters closed its poultry processing plant in Smethwick, West Midlands.