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Fragrances for perfumes, air fresheners and beauty products are manufactured by this Northamptonshire firm, which operates five factories and 18 offices worldwide. Founded in 1971 by the Pickthall family, it is now run by Chris Pickthall, 51. When perfume sales took a hit as the pandemic struck, CPL focused on making fragrances for cleaning products. This year the firm launched a range of entirely biodegradable fragrances.

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Company details
CompanyCPL Aromas
ActivityFragrance designer and maker
Sales £m105.3
Operating profit £m5.6
Main shareholdersPickthall family (100%)

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* supplied by company   † annualised figure   ‡  profit = ebitda