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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