This food wholesaler claims to deliver more than a quarter of all cigarettes and individual ice creams sold in the UK. Its sales dipped slightly in 2004 to £3,531m, but the Hove firm’s operating profit increased £5m to £23m. In March, the company announced a new deal worth £5m a year to supply 38 Murco forecourts. More than 1,000 of Palmer & Harvey’s employees own a stake in the business after a £172m buyout in 2002 that was led by chairman Christopher Adams.
This profile reflects the company at time of publication and does not reflect any changes that may have subsequently occurred. Fast Track and its sponsors do not endorse, guarantee or recommend investment in any of the companies.