Capper & Co

Capper & Co supplies the 460 Spar convenience stores in the region that stretches from the southeast along the M4 corridor into Wales. From its warehouses in Hastings and South Wales it distributes fresh, frozen and chilled foods to the stores, over 100 of which it also owns. Founded in 1901 as a grocery wholesaler, the Pontyclun firm is still in family hands under the stewardship of chairman Bill Capper. Sales topped £252.6m in 2006.

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Company details
Year2007
Rank77
CompanyCapper & Co
ActivityGrocery wholesaler, retailer
LocationGlamorgan
Sales £m252.6
Operating profit £m4
Main shareholdersCapper family (100%)
Staff2,441
Founded1901
Websitewww.capper.co.uk

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* supplied by Company   † annualised figure   ‡  profit = ebitda