This Manchester company supplies more than 200m bakery products a year. Its brands include Paul Hollywood ready-to-bake rolls and the St Pierre range of brioches, croissants and crepes. Exports hit £19m in 2017, boosted by strong growth in its American market. Managing director Jeremy Gilboy, 60, and international director Paul Baker, 49, led a buyout of Carrs in 2004.

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Company details
Year2019
Rank8
CompanyCarrs Foods
ActivityBakery products provider
LocationManchester
2-yr av intl sales growth pa158.73%
International sales £000s18,991
Total sales £000s49,430
Staff23
Founded1986
Websitewww.carrsfoods.co.uk

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