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.

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 […]

16/02/2021 Community

Helping our communities through the pandemic

From lunch bags for healthcare staff at vaccination centres to helping schools with computers, Samworth Brothers businesses and brands are continuing to help local communities during the pandemic. Samworth Brothers is supporting the vaccination effort by providing complimentary lunch bags to nurses and other staff at vaccination centres across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.  Locations benefiting […]

02/02/2021 News

Apprentice awards shortlist for Matty

Good luck to Matty Desforges, a Samworth Brothers apprentice, shortlisted for the Apprentice of the Year award at this week’s Food and Drink Federation Awards. Matty is in his third year of a Technical Higher Level Apprenticeship scheme run by Samworth Brothers in collaboration with Sheffield Hallam University. Samworth Brothers launched a new Higher-Level Apprenticeship (HLA) […]

09/12/2020 News

Award success for Soreen

Congratulations to Soreen for two award successes.  The brand has taken top honours at the Northern Marketing Awards winning ‘Best Outdoor Advertising campaign’ for its successful “Soreeeen” brand campaign. The judges congratulated Soreen on successfully targeting a new generation of younger customers through impactful outdoor advertising. In another success Soreen also recently appeared on the […]

23/10/2020 News

Urban Eat celebrates 10th birthday

Urban Eat is celebrating a decade of producing top lunchtime eats this month, with the milestone also marking an exciting new chapter for the brand following its acquisition by Samworth Brothers. Over the past 10 years, Urban Eat has built a broad customer base thanks to its deliciously innovative flavours, bold personality, and widespread appeal. It […]

02/10/2020

Ginsters TV campaign celebrates its Cornish roots

Ginsters is treating the nation to sea air and a taste of the Cornish lifestyle in a brand-new £1million+ TV ad campaign. Featuring a vegetable farmer as he delivers potatoes sourced from Cornwall and goes from field to bakery to surf, the prime-time ad champions the quality of Ginsters’ ingredients while capturing the ruggedness of […]

Facts & Figures

4 Generations

4

Generations
8,500 Employees

9000

Employees
1896 First Samworth Business

1896

First Samworth Business