Business is rosy for Fresh Bouquets, which supplies flowers under its trading name Flowerfête. Founded in 1991 and headed by managing director Colin Hills, the Kent company has its own nurseries. It also imports from the Continent for distribution to 5,000 forecourts, supermarkets and high-street shops throughout Britain. Sales have grown 85% a year from £1.7m in 1999 to £10.6m in 2002. The company has recently launched an online service and is aiming to begin distribution on the Continent in partnership with FloriFrance.

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Company details
Year2003
Rank47
CompanyFresh Bouquets
ActivityFlower supplier
LocationKent
Annual sales rise over 3 years85.40%
Latest sales £000s10,635
Staff143
Founded1991
Websitewww.flowerfete.co.uk

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