A limited edition royal game soup is helping this Scottish food business celebrate its 150th anniversary. Baxters has sites in six manufacturing locations worldwide, producing soups, jam, canned meat and condiments sold in 30 countries. About half of total revenues are generated in the US, with the company supplying own-brand products to US retail giant Walmart and the American military. Executive chairman Audrey Baxter, 57, is the fourth generation of her family to lead the firm.

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Company details
Year2018
Rank79
CompanyBaxters
ActivityFood producer
LocationEdinburgh
Sales £m296.7
Operating profit £m19.4
Main shareholdersAudrey Baxter (32%), Andrew Baxter (21%), Catherine Baxter (16%), Baxter family (31%)
Staff1,463
Founded1868
Websitewww.baxters.co.uk

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