Claiming to be one of Scotland’s oldest independent food and beverage wholesalers, Filshill was founded in 1875 as a sweetmaker. Today its core business is delivering and distributing goods including food and beauty products. It also runs a cash and carry with 6,400 products from its headquarters in Glasgow. Majority owned by fourth-generation family members and managing director Ronald Hannah, the company had sales of £161.8m in 2008.

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Company details
Year2009
Rank230
CompanyFilshill
ActivityFood wholesaler
LocationGlasgow
Sales £m161.8
Operating profit £m2.1
Main shareholdersRonald Hannah & family (93%), Fraser Harrison (7%)
Staff259
Founded1875
Websitewww.filshill.co.uk

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