Claiming to be one of the largest wine bottlers in Europe, this Durham company fills 145m bottles, TetraPaks and bag-in-a boxes a year. Tony, 63, and Veronica Cleary, 62, founded the firm in 2003 with Mark Satchwell, 51, to bottle wine imported through the Lanchester Wine Cellars company. Today, Greencroft Bottling provides services for wineries in Australia, New Zealand, California, Chile and South Africa, pushing international sales to £5.4m in 2015. It plans to export TetraPaks of Icelandic water to China.

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Company details
Year2016
Rank55
CompanyGreencroft Bottling
ActivityWine bottler
LocationDurham
2-yr av intl sales growth pa59.68%
International sales £000s5,415
Total sales £000s40,042
Staff146
Founded2003
Websitewww.greencroftbottling.com

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