G’s

This Cambridgeshire firm was founded 60 years ago by Guy Shropshire. Today three generations of his family are involved in the running of the company, which grows and markets salad products and vegetables. G’s supplies more than 300,000 tonnes of produce a year to supermarkets, independent retailers and other customers across Europe. The firm is now headed by chief executive John Shropshire.

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Company details
Year2012
Rank93
CompanyG’s
ActivitySalad and vegetable grower
LocationCambridgeshire
Sales £m328.1
Operating profit £m9.6
Main shareholdersShropshire family (100%)
Staff3,248
Founded1952
Websitewww.gs-fresh.com

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* supplied by Company   † annualised figure   ‡  profit = ebitda