Sales at grocery distributor NFT have grown by 8.2% after it picked up a record number of new customers and completed a £16m extension at its flagship Daventry depot.

Turnover increased to £152.4m in year to 31 March while pre-tax profits grew by 53% to £2.8m. It picked up 42 new customers for its shared user transport division, and delivered 39,000 pallets of food and general merchandise through the network - a 40% increase year-on-year.