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With a royal warrant to supply fertiliser to the Queen’s Sandringham Estate, the company produces and sells more than 650,000 tonnes of fertiliser each year to British farmers. It also offers soil analysis and spreading. J&H Bunn operates from 11 locations, and its delivery fleet uses its own biodiesel. Led by chairman Michael Fuller, sales rose 40% to £175.9m in 2009.

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Company details
CompanyJ & H Bunn
ActivityAgricultural fertiliser merchant
LocationGreat Yarmouth
Sales £m175.9
Operating profit £m11.6
Main shareholdersFuller family (36%), Tooley family (33%), Bernard Thorpe (20%), management (11%)

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* supplied by Company   † annualised figure   ‡  profit = ebitda