Newry-Based Food-To-Go Firm Around Noon Listed As One Of The UK's Top 50 Fastest Growing Privately Owned Food And Beverage Companies
Newry-based food-to-go manufacturer Around Noon has been listed as one of the UK's top 50 fastest growing privately owned food and beverage companies.
As reported by The Irish News, Around Noon has been included in global advisory firm Alantra's Food & Beverage Fast 50 report, which, now in its 12th year, ranks independent food and beverage companies trading in the UK on the basis of revenue growth they have achieved over the past two years, according to their most recently published accounts.
Meal kits and home delivery company Gousto was reportedly ranked number one of the list after recording 89% growth, and grocery home delivery company Smith & Brock was reportedly ranked number two after recording 72% growth.
Around Noon Chief Executive Statement
The Irish News quotes Around Noon chief executive Gareth Chambers as saying, "We are a data and insight-driven business, responding to changing consumer behaviours and demands in the food-to-go space but always with an emphasis on premium quality ingredients and convenience.
"We have a strong commitment to product innovation and we are focussed on driving value and growth for our clients.
"Our growth and place amongst the UK's fastest-growing food and drink businesses is a direct result of the hard work of the entire Around Noon team who continually raise the bar and deliver outstanding products and services to our clients."
Alantra UK Representative Statement
The Irish News quotes Simon Peacock of Alantra UK as saying, "The pandemic has encouraged people to focus on their health and well-being, but they also crave indulgence and treats, or want to create that restaurant experience at home.
"Many of the businesses in the Alantra Food & Beverage Fast 50 have proved remarkably adept at meeting those needs."
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