Importing fruit through its Chingford Fruit branch is one of the activities of this Crayford, Kent, group. AG Thames also runs Solstor UK, a haulage business that imports, packages and markets produce from countries such as Italy and Spain. In 2009 the firm bought Produce World’s fruit subsidiary British & Brazilian. Owned and run by managing director Leon Aichen and his wife, Gwendolyn, sales in 2009 reached £259.5m.

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Company details
Year2010
Rank106
CompanyAG Thames
ActivityFruit importer, transporter
LocationDartford
Sales £m259.5
Operating profit £m5
Main shareholdersLeon Aichen (99%), Gwendolyn Aichen (1%)
Staff602
Founded1970
Websitewww.solstor.co.uk

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