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Richard Hochfeld was established as a family business in 1897. Led by managing director, Alan Guindi, 56, this Kent supplier of table grapes, apples and pears now operates four subsidiaries that import, distribute and insure fruit. Last year, the business grew turnover 31% to £157.7m and saw profits grow fivefold to £3.2m, helped by increased demand from its main customer, Tesco.

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Company details
Year2017
Rank170
CompanyRichard Hochfeld
ActivityFruit importer and distributor
LocationBorough Green, Kent
Sales £m157.7
Operating profit £m3.2
Main shareholdersAlan Guindi (40%), Jonathan Jones (40%), Christian Guindi (20%)
Staff46
Founded1897
Websitewww.richardhochfeld.co.uk/

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