International Track 200

Shops in Australia stock the Sherbet Fountain and Tavener brands made by this Blackpool company, and its seven factories also supply wine gums and liquorice allsorts to northern Europe. In 2011, Tangerine’s exports reached a total of £13.5m. With backing from private equity firm Blackstone, and under chairman Steven Joseph, 61, the business now has plans to acquire brands and operations in continental Europe.

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Company details
Year2013
Rank178
CompanyTangerine Confectionery
ActivityConfectionery manufacturer
LocationBlackpool
2-yr av intl sales growth pa28.88%
International sales £000s13,530
Total sales £000s156,600
Staff1,282
Founded2006
Websitewww.tangerineuk.net

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