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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