This Nottingham food producer, formerly known as Pork Farms, sells more than 287m of its products — pork pies, quiches and scotch eggs — a year, supplying big supermarkets with branded and own-brand products. Managing director Chris Peters, 59, led the acquisition of Kerry Foods’ chilled savoury pastry division in late 2014, which contributed to last year’s 49% increase in sales to £236.4m. In April, the company was acquired by private equity firm LDC in a deal reported to be worth £100m.

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Company details
Year2017
Rank92
CompanyAddo Food Group
ActivityFood producer
LocationNottingham
Sales £m236.4
Operating profit £m10.4
Main shareholdersLDC (>50%), management (<50%)
Staff2,564
Founded1931
Websitewww.addofoodgroup.com

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