13 (new) Parkham Farms

parkham farms

Formed: 1984

Sales: £40.1m

2yr CAGR: 25.4%

Owned by: Peter Willes

How? Parkham Farms supplies its Westcountry Farmhouse Cheddar to Tesco, Asda, Waitrose and Co-op. Turnover grew 18.6% last year and pre-tax profits 82.7% driven by changes to manufacturing processes and the sale of dairy herds.

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