Capper & Co

The family-owned food wholesale and retail firm Capper & Co distributes fresh, frozen and chilled goods to more than 500 Spar convenience stores, some of which it manages. The shops are in southeast England and along the M4 corridor, and are serviced by depots in South Wales and East Sussex. Chairman Bill Capper leads the South Wales company, which posted sales of £237.4m in 2004.

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Company details
Year2005
Rank59
CompanyCapper & Co
ActivityGrocery wholesaler, retailer
LocationGlamorgan
Sales £m237.4
Operating profit £m3.8
Main shareholdersCapper family (100%)
Staff2,267
Founded1901
Websitewww.capper.co.uk

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* supplied by Company   † annualised figure   ‡  profit = ebitda