Led by brothers Suki, 52, and Harry Dulai, 47, Essex-based Flying Trade comprises firms spanning the food, hotel and leisure sectors. Surya Foods is its biggest subsidiary, supplying 2,500 global food products, including its rice brands Laila, Salaam and Apna. Tesco and Asda are among its UK customers, as well as European retailers, which it supplies from its continental distribution centres. Sales to more than 30 countries reached £18.7m in 2017.

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Company details
Year2019
Rank52
CompanyFlying Trade Group
ActivityConglomerate
LocationEssex
2-yr av intl sales growth pa79.33%
International sales £000s18,695
Total sales £000s131,565
Staff798
Founded1998
Websitewww.ftgplc.com

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