Towers Thompson

This company, established in 1898, imports, exports and distributes chilled, frozen and cooked meats and poultry. It also sources and distributes fish, seafood, vegetables, dairy products and convenience foods. Customers include manufacturers, catering companies and grocers in 50 countries around the world. The Hertfordshire-based business now has offices in Australia, Denmark, Germany, Hong Kong, New Zealand, South America and Spain. Sales reached £182.8m in 2008 under chief executive Alan Thompson.

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Company details
Year2010
Rank177
CompanyTowers Thompson
ActivityFood distributor
LocationHertfordshire
Sales £m182.8
Operating profit £m1.1
Main shareholdersAlan Thompson (30%), Terry Goddard (22%), Dennis Clark (16%), Paul Dolan (12%), others (15%)
Staff150
Founded1898
Websitewww.towers-thompson.co.uk

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* supplied by Company   † annualised figure   ‡  profit = ebitda