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This Worcestershire-based catering company has achieved exponential growth since it was founded in 2008. Led by John Roe, 58, it operates in 520 locations across the Midlands and the southwest of England, ranging from rural primary schools to Oxford colleges. The number of contracts it has won has more than tripled since 2015, driving sales to £49.7m in April. As well as supplying food, staff and training to canteens, it works with schools on gardening clubs and recycling initiatives. The company has also developed an app that allows parents to order their child’s lunch and pay for meals online.

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Company details
Year2019
Rank88
CompanyAspens Services
ActivityContract caterer
LocationWorcestershire
Annual sales rise over 3 years46.40%
Latest sales £000s49,676
Staff2,172
Founded2008
Websitewww.aspens-services.co.uk

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