Hillesden Investments is the parent company of the Faccenda Group, which has grown through acquisition, including that of Webbs Country Foods in 2001, to become Britain’s second-largest supplier of chicken to supermarket chains and the food-service sector. Its head-quarters are in Northamptonshire, while it has production sites in Wiltshire, Dorset, Telford and Dudley. The company is headed by Robin Faccenda and had sales of £280.1m sales in 2004.

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Company details
Year2005
Rank25
CompanyFaccenda Investments
ActivityPoultry producer
LocationNorthamptonshire
Sales £m280.1
Operating profit £m8.5
Main shareholdersFaccenda family and family trusts (100%)
Staff2,906
Founded1962
Websitewww.faccenda.co.uk

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* supplied by Company   † annualised figure   ‡  profit = ebitda