The Golden Wonder, Jonathan Crisp and Real Crisps brands are all made by this company, which has been making crisps in its factory at the 500-year-old Tandragee Castle in County Armagh, Northern Ireland, for nearly 60 years. Owned by the founding Hutchinson family, it is run by chief executive Paul Allen, 46.

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Company details
Year2015
Rank176
CompanyTayto
ActivityCrisp and snack manufacturer
LocationCraigavon, Co Armagh
Sales £m179.0
Operating profit £m7.4
Main shareholdersHutchinson family (100%)
Staff1,419
Founded1956
Websitewww.taytogroup.com

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