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This grocery group supplies more than more than 480 Spar, Eurospar and Vivo franchises in Northern Ireland, which have stayed open during the pandemic as essential retailers. It has 500,000- plus sq ft of distribution space and runs more than 90 of its own shops. Founded in Belfast in 1897 to supply eggs, butter and cheese, the group also comprises a property division, a printing business and a retail software provider. It is led by co-chairmen Martin Agnew, 57, and his brother Geoffrey, 56.

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Company details
Year2020
Rank84
CompanyHenderson Group
ActivityFood wholesaler and retailer
LocationCounty Antrim
Sales £m*918
Profit £m*48
Year endDec 19
Principal shareholdersGeoffrey Agnew (12%), Martin Agnew (12%), Ardbarron Trust (76%)
Staff3,872
Founded1897
Websitewww.henderson-group.com

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