Fulton's Foods

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Fulton's Foods Ltd.
Fulton's Foods
Star Bargains
Public company
HeadquartersBarnsley, England
Key people
Kevin Gunter, Managing Director
Karen Gunter, Finance Director
ProductsFrozen Foods
Household Products
Discount Grocories
Revenue£ 70 million (2014)
Number of employees
ParentKevin Gunter (100%)
SubsidiariesStar Bargains

Fulton's Foods is a frozen food retailer chain, which is based in Darton, South Yorkshire, and operates throughout The Midlands and the North of England. Trading online as Star Bargains.


The company was founded by Jack Fulton in 1960 as a poultry business.[1] It diversified into frozen foods in 1974, using the company name Frozen Value Ltd.[2] In August 1997, it was then subject to a management buy-in, financed by 3i Group,[3] when Kevin Gunter took control of the business.[2]

In October 2005, it opened a 70,000 sq ft (6,500 m2) depot in Darton, South Yorkshire.[1] and in March 2013, the company was rebranded Fulton's Foods.[4]

The founder, Jack Fulton, died on 29 September 2015.[5]

In March 2018, Fultons Foods announced they were trading online as "Star Bargains". The offering excludes chilled & frozen.[6]


  1. ^ a b Shop profile: Jack Fulton: Frozen Value to grow across UK The Grocer, 2 February 2008 Archived 21 July 2010 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ a b Fulton Foods Sponsor Doncaster Rovers Belles Archived 2009-08-31 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ Rank: 67 Frozen Value Archived 2013-12-13 at the Wayback Machine Fast Track
  4. ^ Frozen food retailers Iceland, Heron Foods and Frozen Value eye former Blockbuster stores Retail Week, 5 March 2013
  5. ^ "Castleford Tigers chairman Jack Fulton dies". Yorkshire Evening Post. 29 September 2015. Retrieved 29 September 2015.
  6. ^ "Fulton Foods launch online store - Yorkshire Business Daily". Yorkshire Business Daily. 2018-07-13. Retrieved 2018-07-16.

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