Has 2 Sisters bitten off more than it can chew?

Boparan's, Ranjit
March 2014
Food Manufacture;Mar2014, Vol. 89 Issue 3, p3
Trade Publication
The article cites the view of commentators in the food manufacturing industry on whether 2 Sisters Food Group has made too much acquisitions as the firm suffered business loss from its Avana Bakeries factory, jobs losses at the former Vion plant in Scotland and industrial unrest at other factories.


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