Dorset Cereals, Rowse Honey and Orchard House Foods are some of the businesses in this group. The Windsor company supplies most of the big supermarkets with own-label prepared fruit, freshly squeezed juice, smoothies and fresh-fruit desserts. Wellness Foods was established in 2005 and has invested heavily in marketing, such as the Rowse Honey ads made by its employees. The company is majority-owned by Irish entrepreneurs JP McManus, John Magnier and Dermot Desmond. Sales reached £215.4m in 2010, while profits were up 73% to £6.9m.

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Company details
CompanyWellness Foods
ActivityHealth food manufacturer
Sales £m215.4
Operating profit £m6.9
Main shareholdersLydian Capital, management

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