Samworth Brothers produces a wide range of quality chilled and ambient foods that are enjoyed by millions of people throughout the UK every day.

We are a fourth generation family company employing over 9,000 people in well-invested, modern sites in Leicestershire, Cornwall and elsewhere around the country.

As well as producing quality own-label products for many well-known retailers, our brands include Ginsters, Soreen, West Cornwall Pasty Co. Dickinson & Morris, Walker & Son and SCI-MX.

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Our People

Our People

Our people define us – loyalty and dedication contribute to the continuing success of the company and we are proud to have such a talented and committed workforce. Discover how some of our people have progressed their careers with Samworth Brothers.

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Our Quality

Quality is a way of life for us and is reflected in everything we do – from using the best ingredients, to our investment in continuous improvement, to devising new manufacturing techniques and streamlined systems that enable us deliver on quality every time.

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Our History

Our family business was founded back in 1896 by George Samworth. Since that time it has evolved from a one man firm dealing in pigs to today’s quality chilled and ambient foods group with over 9,000 people in locations around the UK.

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Our News

Keep up to date with the latest news from around the Samworth Brothers group.

01/06/2021 Community

Leicester legends – plus Filbert – get on the packing line

Leicester City legends Matt Elliott and Steve Walsh, alongside Leicester City mascot Filbert Fox, joined the Samworth Brothers team to help assemble food boxes that are set to feed 14,000 local Leicester children this half-term. The iconic Foxes duo visited the Samworth Brothers Supply Chain Oak Meadow site in Scudamore Road in Leicester last week […]

28/05/2021 Community

Supporting Leicester’s school holiday food programme

It’s half term holiday time and Samworth Brothers is proud to be working in partnership with Leicester City Council and Leicester City Football Club on a holiday food programme to support children in Leicester who normally have a free school meal The programme is providing families with all the ingredients they need to make five […]

22/04/2021 Community

16,000 lunch bags for vaccination effort

Samworth Brothers is supporting Leicestershire’s vaccination efforts with complimentary lunch bags being delivered for health care staff and volunteers working at eight vaccination centres across the county. Since the deliveries started 15 weeks ago, more than 16,000 lunch bags have been provided in over 700 delivery ‘drops’ to vaccination centres in Melton Mowbray, Oakham, Leicester […]

18/03/2021 News

New Ginsters Smoky Steak & Guinness Slice launches

Ginsters and Guinness – have joined forces in an exciting collaboration to launch a brand-new Ginsters Smoky Steak & Guinness Slice. The new partnership brings together two of the nation’s biggest food and drink headliners, fusing the bold malty sweetness of Guinness with Ginsters’ distinctive depth of flavour. The slice combines 100% British farmed beef […]

08/03/2021 News

Colleagues learn new skills

This week is National Butchers Week and over the past year our Walkers Deli & Sausage business has been working hard to help colleagues develop new skills in this area.   A new butchery school set up by the business recruited its first seven trainees in July 2020 to undergo a comprehensive six-month butchery training programme. […]

19/02/2021 Community

Sports Opportunity awards help youngsters back into activity

The Samworth Brothers Sports Opportunity Fund is helping community sports clubs start to recover from the pandemic with special ‘Bounce Back’ awards. Fund Chairman Stephen Draisey said; “We are focusing on clubs that we have supported in the past.  They are very concerned at the impact of isolation and inactivity on young people because of […]

Facts & Figures

4 Generations


8,500 Employees


1896 First Samworth Business


First Samworth Business