Nisbets was founded by chairman Andrew Nisbet, 58, and claims to be the UK’s largest independent supplier of catering equipment. Led by chief executive Klaus Göldenbot, 53, it exports to 100 countries, has 32 UK stores and operates in Ireland, Holland, Belgium, Germany, France, Spain, Australia and New Zealand. Online sales of its 25,000 lines now represent the biggest single source of revenue for the Bristol firm.

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Company details
Year2018
Rank48
CompanyNisbets
ActivityCatering equipment supplier
LocationBristol
Sales £m380.5
Operating profit £m39.6
Main shareholdersAndrew Nisbet (97%), Emily Nisbet (1%), Peter Nisbet (1%), Anne Nisbet (1%)
Staff1,839
Founded1983
Websitewww.nisbets.co.uk

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