International Track 200

From eight sites in the UK and Ireland, this North Yorkshire company processes 45,000 pigs a week for supermarkets and food manufacturers. It sells antibiotic-free meat to America and trotters to China, helping exports hit £160.9m in 2017. Executive chairwoman Diane Walker, 46, and chief executive Steve Ellis, 47, head the business, which is majority-owned by the private equity firm CapVest.

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Company details
Year2019
Rank126
CompanyKarro Food Group
ActivityPork processor
LocationNorth Yorkshire
2-yr av intl sales growth pa50.86%
International sales £000s*160,900
Total sales £000s*638,900
Staff4,065
Founded2001
Websitewww.karro.co.uk

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