This Manchester food business designs and sources bakery products in Europe for supermarkets and convenience stores worldwide. Its brands include Paul Hollywood ready-to-bake rolls, and the St Pierre range of brioche, croissants and crêpes. It started exporting to Australia a decade ago and entered the US market in 2014, where strong growth boosted exports to £10.8m in 2016. Managing director Jeremy Gilboy, 58, and international director Paul Baker, 48, led a buyout of Carrs in 2004

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Company details
Year2017
Rank7
CompanyCarrs Foods International
ActivityBaked product provider
LocationManchester
2-yr av intl sales growth pa162.89%
International sales £000s*10,764
Total sales £000s*38,002
Staff23
Founded1986
Websitewww.carrsfoods.co.uk

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