International Track 200

Chairman Andrew Nisbet, 58, started this Bristol business 36 years ago from the boot of his car. Today, Nisbets claims to be the UK’s largest independent supplier of catering equipment, operating from 32 UK stores and shipping to more than 500,000 customers in 100 countries. In 2016 it acquired linen manufacturer Mitre Linen, which has held a royal warrant since 1955. Exports hit £88.4m in 2017.

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Company details
Year2019
Rank190
CompanyNisbets
ActivityCatering equipment supplier
LocationBristol
2-yr av intl sales growth pa32.68%
International sales £000s88,426
Total sales £000s388,540
Staff1,839
Founded1983
Websitewww.nisbets.co.uk

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