Bowes Of Norfolk

More than 10,000 pigs a week are processed at this 4,500 acre farm in Norfolk. The family business raises, slaughters and packs the pork that ends up on supermarket shelves around Britain. Nearly half the meat goes to Tesco. Kevin Bowes, son of the founder, has taken over from his brother Ashley as chairman of the firm. They have grown profits 79% a year, from £809,000 in 2004 to £4.7m in 2007.

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Company details
Year2008
Rank19
CompanyBowes Of Norfolk
ActivityPig producer
LocationNorfolk
Annual profit growth79.37%
Latest profits £000s4,669
Latest sales £000s72,393
Staff638
Founded1957
Websitewww.bowesofnorfolk.co.uk

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