Maviga supplies pulses and other special crops to markets across the globe. From its headquarters near Maidstone, Kent, the company sources, sells and ships pulses and other crops such as sesame seed, popcorn and canary seed from more than 30 origins worldwide. It sells to wholesalers and food manufacturers, as well as government aid agencies. Marcus Coles, chairman and chief executive, left a previous employer with several colleagues to found Maviga in 1994, and profits have grown 46% a year from £1.6m in 2006 to £5m in 2009.

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Company details
Year2010
Rank84
CompanyMaviga
ActivitySpecialty crop supplier
LocationKent
Annual profit growth45.77%
Latest profits £000s4,975
Latest sales £000s120,434
Staff47
Founded1994
Websitewww.maviga.com

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