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Supplying nearly 10,000 tons of meat, poultry, fruit and vegetables a week to the world’s largest food companies, Lamex has taken on a critical role during the pandemic, maintaining stocks of frozen and chilled goods for supermarket chains and ready-meal manufacturers. It has 23 offices in 15 countries, and is led by a management board of company shareholders who all work within the business, headed by chief executive Phil Wallace, 70. He is also the chairman of Stevenage FC.

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Company details
CompanyLamex Food Group
ActivityFood importer and exporter
Sales £m*1,166
Profit £m*26
Year endMar 20
Principal shareholdersPhil Wallace & family trusts (24%), Steve Anderson (24%), Colin Dicker & family trusts (16%), others (36%)

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