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Executive chairman Audrey Baxter, 58, is the fourth generation of her family to lead this Scottish food business, which celebrated its 150th anniversary last year. Baxters has six factories worldwide, producing soups, jams, chutneys and fruit juices that are sold in more than 30 countries. Half of its sales are in America, where it supplies own-brand products to Walmart and the military.

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Company details
Year2019
Rank51
CompanyBaxters Food Group
ActivityFood producer
LocationEdinburgh
Sales £m338.3
Operating profit £m24.1
Main shareholders

Audrey Baxter (32%), Andrew Baxter (21%), Catherine Baxter (16%), Baxter family (31%)

Staff1,586
Founded1868
Websitewww.baxters.com/

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* supplied by Company   † annualised figure   ‡  profit = ebitda