Tesco suppliers Natures Way Foods and 2 Sisters Food Group, are set to follow the retailer to the US ready for when it launches its c-store venture in the country next year.

Prepared salads manufacturer Natures Way and poultry processor 2 Sisters Food Group, are preparing to open sites next to Tesco's planned distribution centre at Riverside, southern California, according to reports in the Financial Times.

Planning documents describe the centre, which is set on an 88-acre plot, as “a Tesco food distribution and manufacturing campus,” the reports add.