Global Tea handles more than 55m kilograms of tea annually, at its tea trading offices in Kenya, Malawi, India and the UK. It also provides tea and coffee for the private label market, and trades macadamia nuts. The London-headquartered group is led by founder and chairman Nadeem Ahmed, 62.

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Company details
Year2017
Rank231
CompanyGlobal Tea
ActivityTea and coffee trader
LocationCentral London
Sales £m123.3
Operating profit £m3.4
Main shareholdersStructured International Investments Corp (59%), Ceres Investments (16%), Victoria Park Holidays (14%), Nadeen Ahmed (11%)
Staff2,774
Founded1991
Websitewww.globaltea.com

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