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Founded in 1962 as a single bakery in Yorkshire, Country Style Foods makes part-baked artisan breads and pastries at 11 locations, supplying supermarkets and food-to-go outlets. It also makes frozen desserts and pies. Owned by the Wood family and led by managing director Joe Wood, 38, the group acquired the Jus-Rol pastry factory from General Mills last October for an undisclosed sum.

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Company details
CompanyCountry Style Foods
Sales £m175.8
Operating profit £m8
Main shareholdersWood family (100%)

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