Founded in 1970, this family-run coffee merchant now supplies 41 countries, including Australia, Sweden and America. It offers more than 360 coffees, sourced directly from growers in 28 countries. With a focus on fair trade, traceability and sustainability, managing director Simon Wakefield, 52, led the company to exports of £10.4m in 2016.

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Company details
Year2017
Rank107
CompanyDR Wakefield
ActivityCoffee merchant
LocationCentral London
2-yr av intl sales growth pa38.52%
International sales £000s10,374
Total sales £000s27,682
Staff17
Founded1970
Websitewww.drwakefield.com

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