Greenvale AP

Vales Sovereign, Vales Emerald, Lady Balfour and the gourmet Mayan Gold are just some of the potato varieties grown by Greenvale AP, which supplies retailers, caterers and food-processing companies across Britain. Bought out from Dalgety in 1996 by its management, its facilities include a processing plant, three state-of-the-art packing sites and a seed breeding facility that has produced disease-resistant spuds. The company also offers a potato that requires less water and fertiliser to grow. Sales reached £180.3m in 2008.

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Company details
Year2009
Rank205
CompanyGreenvale AP
ActivityPotato grower
LocationCambridgeshire
Sales £m180.3
Operating profit £m3.8
Main shareholdersCredential Produce (54%), Produce Acquisitions (20%), management (18%)
Staff881
Founded1965
Websitewww.greenvale.co.uk

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