International Track 200

This Edinburgh company trades dried fruit and nuts including, it says, more than 20% of the world’s annual crop of Brazil nuts. Sourcing from China, Turkey and South America, Freeworld Trading sells to packaging companies that stock supermarkets in Germany, France and Scandinavia. Founded in 1995 by chairman Sanjoy Das, 57, the company has a total of 19 staff who speak 12 different languages between them. Exports grew to £23.3m in 2012.

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Company details
Year2013
Rank26
CompanyFreeworld Trading
ActivityDried fruit and nut wholesaler
LocationEdinburgh
2-yr av intl sales growth pa106.37%
International sales £000s23,290
Total sales £000s71,578
Staff19
Founded1991
Websitewww.freeworld-trading.co.uk

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