Founded in 1970, this family-run coffee merchant supplies 32 countries including Australia, Sweden and America. It offers 350 coffees, sourced directly from growers in 25 countries. With a focus on fair trade, traceability and sustainability, chairman Simon Wakefield, 53, led the company to exports of £13.2m in 2017.

This profile reflects the company at time of publication and does not reflect any changes that may have subsequently occurred. Fast Track and its sponsors do not endorse, guarantee or recommend investment in any of the companies.

Company details
Year2018
Rank122
CompanyDR Wakefield
ActivityCoffee merchant
LocationCentral London
2-yr av intl sales growth pa41.15%
International sales £000s13,182
Total sales £000s31,673
Staff17
Founded1970
Websitewww.drwakefield.com

If applicable:

* Supplied by company † Annualised figure