Seafood Holdings

Chefs Gordon Ramsay and Heston Blumenthal are among the restaurateurs, hotels, pubs and caterers that buy £100m of fish and seafood from this supplier every year. Toby Baxendale, chief executive, started buying fish from Billingsgate market in 1992, selling it on to London restaurants. After snapping up a succession of rivals and opening regional offices, Seafood Holdings offers a nationwide service. Risk Capital Partners invested £3m for a 24% stake in 2006. Profits increased 58% a year from £764,000 in 2006 to £3m in 2009.

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Company details
Year2010
Rank52
CompanySeafood Holdings
ActivityFish and meat wholesaler
LocationHertfordshire
Annual profit growth58.05%
Latest profits £000s3,018
Latest sales £000s81,800
Staff535
Founded1992
Websitewww.seafoodholdings.co.uk

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