Poultry man gets his chips

A leading poultry boss has made a move into fish, with the purchase of iconic fish and chip chain Harry Ramsdens.

A leading poultry boss has made a move into fish, with the purchase of iconic fish and chip chain Harry Ramsdens.

Ranjit Boparan, who owns the 2 Sisters Food Group has taken on the chain in a move which promises to take the long-established fish and chip firm into new levels of success, he claimed.

Harry Ramsdens is a great British institution and we want to put it back on the map by focusing on the fundamental basics of superb service, exceptional value and, most importantly, the very best-tasting fish and chips you can buy," he said.

And, were planning to open a further 100 locations within the next five years and expect to create around 600 new jobs, taking care to ensure that customers are guaranteed the same consistent quality at every single store."

At 43, Ranjit Boparan is one of the UKs most successful self-made young entrepreneurs, owning a number of businesses in the food sector, responsible for over 6,000 employees worldwide and combined annual sales approaching 1bn.

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