With nine factories across Europe producing 750m litres of ice cream a year, R&R makes own-label products for supermarkets such as Tesco and Aldi. It also has manufacturing and distribution agreements with food giants Nestlé, Kraft and Mars. Oaktree Capital took the group private in 2006 for £182m. Led by James Lambert, chairman and chief executive, the firm has made several acquisitions.

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Company details
Year2012
Rank41
CompanyR&R Ice Cream
ActivityIce cream manufacturer
LocationNorth Yorkshire
Sales £m*434.8
Operating profit £m*25.9
Main shareholdersOaktree Capital (83%), management (17%)
Staff2,322
Founded1987
Websitewww.rr-icecream.eu

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* supplied by Company   † annualised figure   ‡  profit = ebitda