International Track 200

This Southport-based company has had international success growing, packing and trading fresh produce for distributing throughout Europe. The business, which was founded in 1975 by husband-and-wife team Bernard and Joan O’Malley, claims to supply more than 600 European customers, including retail, food-service and catering businesses. The opening of new overseas branches, including in Northern Ireland, the Netherlands and Spain, has been an important factor in its recent international growth. Future plans include opening offices in Sweden and Russia. International sales have grown by 79% a year, from an annualised £5.3m in 2008 to £16.8m in 2010, under group managing director Tim O’Malley.

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Company details
Year2011
Rank46
CompanyNationwide Produce
ActivityProduce marketer
LocationSouthport
2-yr av intl sales growth pa78.88%
International sales £000s16,825
Total sales £000s65,060
Staff64
Founded1975
Websitewww.nationwide-produce.co.uk

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