International Track 200

A contract caterer in the merchant shipping industry, Garrets orders and supplies the food provisions for vessels making voyages worldwide. Managing director Derrick Samms started his career as a catering manager on cargo-carrying ships, and says his Essex-based company encourages healthier menus and the responsible sourcing of food, for example through sustainable fishing practices. International sales grew by 102% a year, from £5.9m in 2008 to £24.2m in 2010.

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Company details
Year2011
Rank27
CompanyGarrets International
ActivityMarine catering agent
LocationRomford
2-yr av intl sales growth pa102.48%
International sales £000s24,198
Total sales £000s24,198
Staff21
Founded1991
Websitewww.garrets.com

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