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FDL supplies a wide range of specialist ingredients such as essential oils and flavourings to the food, beverage, fragrance and chemical industries. Almost 120 years since the Fuerst Brothers formed a trading company based in London, FDL recently opened a factory in America and is now in the process of expanding its operations in India. The business is owned by the Lawson family and the group’s chief executive is Mac Mardi.

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Company details
CompanyFuerst Day Lawson
ActivityIngredient supplier
LocationCentral London
Sales £m184.6
Operating profit £m2.7
Main shareholdersLawson family (100%)

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