International Track 200

This supplier of red meat, game and poultry trades from London’s Smithfield meat market, exporting to customers in France, Spain and Italy. It also has a ship victualling business, Cavendish Ships Stores, which supplies cruise liners and ferries with a range of food. Exports rose to £11.1m in 2014. The business is led by chairman Trevor Hussey, 62, who bought a minority stake from the founding Burden family in 2008.

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Company details
Year2014
Rank20
CompanyThe Burden Group
ActivityMeat wholesaler
LocationCentral London
2-yr av intl sales growth pa100.15%
International sales £000s*11,120
Total sales £000s*127,820
Staff116
Founded1978
Websitewww.jamesburden.co.uk

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