Cattle, pig and piglet feed are the current expansion drivers at BOCM Pauls, which claims to be Britain’s leading animal feed manufacturer. Producing more than 2m tonnes of feed every year, the company has 19 production sites and recently secured a £77m refinancing package to allow further investment and expansion. Chief executive Bill Mayne saw sales grow to £424.4m in 2007.

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Company details
CompanyBOCM PAULS (Agricola Group)
ActivityAnimal feed manufacturer
Sales £m424.4
Operating profit £m4
Main shareholdersManagement and staff (91%), Electra Investment Trust (9%)

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* supplied by Company   † annualised figure   ‡  profit = ebitda