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Walkers has been baking shortbread in the Scottish Highlands since 1898 and today exports about 40,000 tons of biscuits, cakes and oat crackers to more than 90 countries. The family business was awarded the Royal Warrant earlier this year and continues to be run by brothers Joseph, 79, and Jim Walker, 73, who are grandsons of the founder.

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Company details
CompanyWalkers Shortbread
ActivityShortbread and biscuit maker
Sales £m139.4
Operating profit £m12
Main shareholdersWalker family (100%)

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