Chairman Audrey Baxter, 55, is the fourth generation of her family to lead this Scottish business, founded in 1868. Baxters has manufacturing sites in five locations worldwide, producing soups, canned meat, chutneys and condiments that are sold in more than 30 countries. In 2015, the company acquired US military food firm Wornick for £87m, helping sales grow 41% to £226.3m.

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Company details
ActivityFood producer
LocationMoray, Scotland
Sales £m226.3
Operating profit £m10.3
Main shareholdersAudrey Baxter (38%), Baxter family trust (36%), Andrew Baxter (25%), James Baxter (1%)

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