Chairman Audrey Baxter, 56, is the fourth generation of her family to lead this Scottish business, founded in 1868. It has five manufacturing sites worldwide, producing soups, canned meat, chutneys and condiments sold in more than 30 countries. In 2014 it acquired US military food firm Wornick for £87.4m, helping international sales to reach an annualised £198.6m last year.

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Company details
Year2017
Rank34
CompanyBaxters
ActivityFood producer
LocationMoray, Scotland
2-yr av intl sales growth pa83.55%
International sales £000s†198,587
Total sales £000s†293,847
Staff1,539
Founded1868
Websitewww.baxters.co.uk

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