1985

Raj Mehta becomes a Trained Butcher.

1987

Begin Trading from a Market Stall in the local Market.

1989

Acquired Small Wholesale Business employing 5 Staff supplying local restaurants. Manual operation, deboning whole birds by hand.
Salisbury Poultry formed.

1997

Purchase of a new site located in Hare Street, Bilston. A total refurbishment over 9 months at a cost of £1.5m.

1998

A Cut Up line was purchased. 38 staff transferred from Darlaston and the Company enjoyed a turnover of circa £5m.

2000

Acquisition of a 2nd site (Field Street). Occupying 25,000ft. Purchase of a CAP line.
Staffing level exceeds 100 Employees.

2005

Company has a Turnover of £25m.

2006

Purchased existing site (Vulcan Road). Complete refurbishment from former use.

2010

Opening of new facility at Vulcan Road.
Over 250 Permanent Employees employed between all sites.
Heavy investment in Computer Controlled Equipment and New Technology,
Purchase of Thermo Forming machine.
New facility created to produce “Ready to Cook” meals for the Retail Sector.
Awarded Best Supplier Services from Brakes.

2011

2nd Thermo Forming machine purchased. Spiral freezer purchased allowing products to be individually frozen.

2013

Mondini packing machine purchased.
Awarded Supplier of the Year from Ginsters/Samworth.
Latest Graders purchased from Marel. ACM Cutting Line commissioned.
Proseal retail packing machine purchased.

2014

Hare Street closed for complete refurbishment. Including new panels, refrigeration, flooring and automatic Grading machines.
Turnover in excess of £50m.

2015

DSI machine purchases Awarded Meat, Poultry and Deli Supplier of the Year by Brakes.
Acquisition of adjoining land for Employee parking.
Turnover exceeds £75m.

2016

Turnover of £100m achieved.
Staffing exceeds 500 employees – 250 butchers.
ISHIDA Check Weigher and an Ulma bagging machine purchased.

2017

600 Employees.
Turnover in excess of £115m.
Continued investment in technology within Factory & Office.
Replacement of delivery vehicles on a three yearly cycle.

2018

2nd DSI Purchased.
Further land purchased for expansion.
Awarded Brakes Supplier Partner of the Year 2018.
Awarded Brakes Service Partner 2018.

2019

Celebrating our 30th anniversary.

Salisbury Poultry ( Midlands) Ltd
Salisbury House, Vulcan Road, Bilston
WV14 7HT
T: 01902 490 222
E: sales@salisburypoultry.co.uk