Pig Business Facts

Smithfield in the UK


Smithfield Foods Ltd (UK) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Smithfield and has 40 employees based in the UK dealing mainly with areas of sales, marketing, distribution and technical. The company was formed in 2004 as the result of the merger between The Norwich Food Company, specialising in the supply of fresh meat, and Ridpath PEK, a Polish importer of specialist delicatessen meats.

The company now has a £70 million annual turnover and imports around 2% of the total pork imports to the UK.



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