This Liverpool company’s subsidiaries include English Provender, which supplies a range of condiments, chutneys, dressings and mayonnaises to food retailers and manufacturers. It also supplies organic and natural sugar in America and sells a range of agricultural products to British farmers. Named after founder Edward Billington, who started the business as a coffee importer, the company last year celebrated its 150th anniversary. It is chaired by fifth-generation family member Lloyd Whiteley. Sales reached £214m in 2008.
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