This Northamptonshire company is a leading wholesale meat distributor and trader supplying processing plants, caterers and European supermarkets. Its own lines include the West Country and Cotswold lamb ranges sold at Sainsbury’s, and sides of its beef featured in the recent Sweeney Todd movie starring Johnny Depp. Founder and chairman Ron Randall also owns the Blue Waters Hotel in Antigua. Sales reached £234.6m in 2007.

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Company details
Year2008
Rank142
CompanyRandall Parker Food Group
ActivityMeat distributor
LocationNorthamptonshire
Sales £m234.6
Operating profit £m3.6
Main shareholdersRon Randall (67%), W & J Parker Ltd (33%)
Staff738
Founded1995
Websitewww.randallparker.com

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