KETTLE FOODS LTD.

38 BARNARD ROAD, BOWTHORPE EMPLOYMENT AREA, NORWICH, NORFOLK, NR5 9JP

Company Number: 02238320
Incorporation date: 31-Mar-1988
Status: Active
Entity type: Private Limited Company

SIC codes:
10310 Processing and preserving of potatoes
10890 Manufacture of other food products not elsewhere classified




SUMMARY

This company is 36.3 years old and is currently active. It is controlled by Dfka Uk Holdings Limited. The latest reported revenue figure is GBP 89 million which is up 70% on previous year's figure of GBP 51.1 million. The company has 4 active officers (directors or partners) who are or were officers of 49 other companies, 15 (30.6%) of which have since been dissolved or are proposed for strike off. The company has no public disputes filed on the Business Disputes Register. There is one court case involving the company that we are aware of.


FINANCIALS (BETA)

Next accounts due: 31-Dec-2024
Accounts Filed: FULL (31-Mar-2023)


P&L Financials:
Year end Currency Revenue Operating profit Interest Received Interest Paid Tax Net Profit GBP
31-Jul-2019 GBP 88,960,000 -917,000 7,000 151,000
31-Jul-2018 GBP 51,097,000 -4,339,000 15,000 38,000 -4,092,000
31-Dec-2017 GBP 89,626,000 51,000 25,000 118,000 644,000
31-Dec-2016 GBP 120,373,000 8,284,000 1,000 36,000 132,000 8,381,000
31-Jul-2015 GBP 79,351,000 8,323,000 1,000 62,000 116,000 8,378,000
31-Jul-2014 GBP 83,931,000 12,152,000 94,000 282,000 12,340,000


Balance Sheet Financials:
Year end Currency Cash Current Assets Current Liabilities Debt Share Capital Premium Reserve Retained Earnings Net Assets
31-Jul-2019 GBP 2,777,000 34,270,000 28,008,000
31-Jul-2018 GBP 5,444,000 41,909,000 35,251,000 19,456,000 17,449,000 36,905,000
31-Dec-2017 GBP 1,414,000 43,786,000 32,955,000 19,456,000 21,541,000 40,997,000
31-Dec-2016 GBP 8,339,000 48,149,000 30,871,000
31-Jul-2015 GBP 1,656,000 31,563,000 22,150,000 5,670,000 22,064,000 27,734,000
31-Jul-2014 GBP 2,326,000 28,058,000 19,978,000 1,276,000

VALUATION EVENTS (BETA)

Year end Currency % Equity Sum raised Pre-Money Valuation* Post-Money Valuation* Enterprise Value**
Insufficient available data for calculating valuations.

DISPUTES

No disputes filed on www.disputesregister.org

COMPANY SECRETARY


Status Name Appointed on Resigned on Occupation Nationality All apointments
(active/resigned)
Resigned Katherine Susan ATKINSON 01 Jan 2005 17 May 2024 British 0 - 3
Resigned Michael David HOLLAND 09 Oct 1998 01 Jan 2005 British 0 - 4
Resigned Caroline Jane GREEN 01 Jul 1996 09 Oct 1998 British 0 - 4
Resigned Rosemary BOAKES 30 Mar 1994 30 Jun 1996 British 0 - 2
Resigned Timothy Henry MEYER 30 Mar 1994 American 0 - 13

DIRECTORS


Status Name Appointed on Resigned on Occupation Nationality All appointments
(active/resigned)
Dissolved companies
(rate)
Active Kevin Raymond George MOORE 15 Jun 2023 Chief Executive British 10 - 3110 (24.4%)
Active Lee Anthony NICHOLLS 01 Apr 2023 Director British 11 - 55 (31.3%)
Active Lindsey, Ms. MOSES-ROBERTS 01 Apr 2023 Finance Director British 12 - 66 (33.3%)
Active Thibaut Guy, Mr. EISSAUTIER 03 Jan 2023 Director French,British 9 - 11 (10.0%)
Resigned Ian Christopher AINSWORTH 31 Jan 2020 05 May 2023 Managing Director British 0 - 206 (30.0%)
Resigned Andrew David DRISCOLL 31 Jan 2020 31 Dec 2022 Finance Director British 1 - 327 (21.2%)
Resigned Othmane KHELLADI 11 Oct 2019 31 Jan 2020 Principal French,Algerian 6 - 91 (6.7%)
Resigned Jason Simon RODRIGUES 11 Oct 2019 31 Jan 2020 Partner British 16 - 153 (9.7%)
Resigned Penelope Kate BRIANT 11 Oct 2019 31 Jan 2020 Partner British 10 - 156 (24.0%)
Resigned Thomas SMITH 26 Mar 2018 11 Oct 2019 Company Director American 0 - 61 (16.7%)
Resigned Carlos Arturo ABRAMS-RIVERA 26 Mar 2018 11 Oct 2019 Company Director American 0 - 51 (20.0%)
Resigned Brian James DRISCOLL 11 Apr 2017 26 Mar 2018 Chief Executive Officer American 0 - 125 (41.7%)
Resigned Alexander Ward PEASE 21 Nov 2016 26 Mar 2018 Chief Financial Officer American 0 - 51 (20.0%)
Resigned Ashley James HICKS 29 Feb 2016 01 Apr 2023 Managing Director British 0 - 158 (53.3%)
Resigned Rick PUCKETT 29 Feb 2016 21 Nov 2016 Chief Financial Officer American 0 - 41 (25.0%)
Resigned Carl LEE 29 Feb 2016 11 Apr 2017 Chief Executive Officer American 0 - 41 (25.0%)
Resigned Raymond Peter SILCOCK 10 Jul 2013 29 Feb 2016 Chief Financial Officer British 0 - 41 (25.0%)
Resigned Brian James DRISCOLL 21 May 2012 29 Feb 2016 Chief Executive Officer American 0 - 125 (41.7%)
Resigned Richard George WOLFORD 09 Mar 2012 21 May 2012 Chief Executive Officer Us 0 - 74 (57.1%)
Resigned Michael Patrick MURPHY 09 Mar 2012 10 Jul 2013 Chief Financial Officer Us 0 - 74 (57.1%)
Resigned Steven Mead NEIL 31 Mar 2010 09 Mar 2012 Executive Vice President United States 0 - 116 (54.5%)
Resigned Michael J MENDES 31 Mar 2010 09 Mar 2012 Chief Executive Officer United States 0 - 64 (66.7%)
Resigned Paul Dean DAVIS 30 Nov 2005 08 Sep 2006 Chief Executive American 0 - 32 (66.7%)
Resigned Jeremy Peter BRADLEY 31 Dec 2004 04 Apr 2011 Managing Director British 1 - 73 (37.5%)
Resigned Timothy Henry MEYER 11 May 2000 30 Nov 2005 Director American 0 - 133 (23.1%)
Resigned Timothy Henry MEYER 30 Nov 2005 Director American 0 - 133 (23.1%)
Resigned William Cameron HEALY 01 Jan 2005 Director American 0 - 32 (66.7%)
Number of active directors: 4
Average tenure of active directors: 1.3 years
Average tenure of resigned directors: 2.0 years
Average active director Dissolution Rate: 24.7%

DIRECTOR APPOINTMENTS IN OTHER COMPANIES

Name
 
ST. IVEL LIMITED (00051435) - Active
UNIQUE CONVENIENCE FOODS LIMITED (00287851) - Liquidation
GREENCORE PREPARED MEALS LIMITED (00298325) - Active
HAZLEWOOD FOODS LIMITED (00372396) - Active
UNIQ (HOLDINGS) LIMITED (00621482) - Active
HAZLEWOOD CONVENIENCE FOOD GROUP LIMITED (00621496) - Liquidation
GREENCORE FOOD TO GO LIMITED (00721411) - Active
ROWSE HONEY LIMITED (01024018) - Active
GREENCORE GROCERY LIMITED (01754279) - Active
HAZLEWOOD INTERNATIONAL LIMITED (01821526) - Active
GREENCORE PF (UK) LIMITED (01881673) - Liquidation
BREADWINNER FOODS LIMITED (01924476) - Liquidation
VALEO CONFECTIONERY LIMITED (02025064) - Active
FRESHERS FOODS LIMITED (02168745) - Active - Proposal to Strike off
KETTLE FOODS LTD. (02238320) - Active
INTERNATIONAL CUISINE LIMITED (02246864) - Active
HAZLEWOOD FOOD SERVICES LIMITED (02568719) - Liquidation
GREENCORE UK HOLDINGS LIMITED (02614349) - Active
TERRANOVA FOODS LIMITED (02674325) - Liquidation
THE SANDWICH FACTORY HOLDINGS LIMITED (03194496) - Active
CRUGA LIMITED (03821376) - Active - Proposal to Strike off
FRESHTIME UK LIMITED (03877917) - Active
UNIQ LIMITED (03912506) - Active
SUSHI SAN LIMITED (04033973) - Liquidation
THE JERKY GROUP LIMITED (04055183) - Active - Proposal to Strike off
HAZLEWOOD (BLACKDITCH) LIMITED (04124600) - Active
LAKSHMI & SON'S LIMITED (04400698) - Active
PROVIDORE LIMITED (04504244) - Liquidation
BIG BEAR CONFECTIONERY LIMITED (04849228) - Active - Proposal to Strike off
TANGERINE CONFECTIONERY GROUP LIMITED (05660094) - Active
DFKA INTERMEDIATE LIMITED (05916904) - Active
MEATSNACKS GROUP LTD. (06242292) - Active
THE BAY GROUP LIMITED (06345377) - Liquidation
DFKA UK HOLDINGS LIMITED (07235294) - Active
GREENCORE FOODS LIMITED (07441672) - Active
TAURUS 3 LIMITED (07645590) - Active
TAURUS BIDCO LIMITED (07645635) - Active
GREENCORE BEECHWOOD LIMITED (07697229) - Active
GREENCORE NORTHWOOD LIMITED (07698226) - Active
IT'S ALL GOOD LIMITED (07742475) - Active - Proposal to Strike off
NEW WORLD FOODS (EUROPE) LIMITED (07843083) - Active
BIO-TIFUL DAIRY LIMITED (08181288) - Active
VALEO FOODS UK LIMITED (08894039) - Active
KETTLE GROWER SERVICES LIMITED (10767968) - Active
BAKERY FOODS LIMITED (11913736) - Active
HARBOUR VIEW SOUTHBOURNE LTD (13809212) - Active
VALEO FOODS UK FINANCING LIMITED (13955129) - Active
WILD WEST FOODS (UK) LIMITED (SC214660) - Active - Proposal to Strike off
THE REAL MEAT SNACKS COMPANY LTD (SC423068) - Active - Proposal to Strike off
GREENCORE SLPCO LIMITED (SC447851) - Active

SHAREHOLDERS (BETA)

Shareholder name Share class Shares at confirmation date
2019-12-312018-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-31
DFKA UK HOLDINGS LIMITEDORDINARY9,052,267
100%
103
100%
102
100%
101
100%
101
100%

SHAREHOLDINGS (BETA)

no shareholding data

CONTROLLED COMPANIES / CONTROLLING ENTITIES



Controlling entities above

KETTLE FOODS LTD.

Controlled companies below

LATE PAYMENTS REPORT


Start date End date Average days to pay % invoices paid over 60 days % invoices not paid within agreed terms Gov.uk report
2023-10-01 2024-03-31 55 28% 39% 84142
2023-04-01 2023-09-30 57 39% 51% 77374
2022-10-01 2023-03-31 58 43% 52% 70665
2022-04-01 2022-09-30 57 34% 44% 64350
2021-10-01 2022-03-31 72 29% 37% 58232
2021-04-01 2021-09-30 71 43% 44% 50718
2020-10-01 2021-03-31 52 37% 15% 44212
2020-03-30 2020-09-30 46 21% 17% 37517
2019-07-29 2020-03-29 43 16% 21% 30156
2019-01-29 2019-07-28 46 17% 26% 21356
2018-08-01 2019-01-31 49 24% 61% 13678
2018-01-01 2018-07-31 54 25% 85% 6538


COURT CASES


Date Title Reference Subject
2017-12-13 Miss M Mota v Kettle Foods Ltd [2017] UKET 3400385/2017 Breach of Contract : Disability Discrimination : Public Interest Disclosure : Unfair Dismissal

PATENTS


No Patents found

COMPETITORS

(Based on Sic code: 10310 Processing and preserving of potatoes)

Company Registered Address Company Number YE Date Revenue GBP Net Profit GBP Other SIC codes
BRANSTON LIMITED MERE ROAD, BRANSTON, LINCOLN, LINCOLNSHIRE, LN4 1NJ 02889789 2018-07-29 133,595,000 3,514,000
TYRRELLS POTATO CRISPS LIMITED TYRRELLS COURT, STRETFORD BRIDGE, LEOMINSTER, HEREFORD, HR6 9DQ 04339626 2017-12-30 62,956,000 18,010,000
EGLISH POTATOES LIMITED 30 EGLISH ROAD, RATHKENNY, BALLYMENA, CO ANTRIM, NORTHERN IRELAND, BT43 7LN NI645333 2018-03-31 72,378 0

LIQUIDATION RISK (BETA)



This company is Active. Statistically, Active companies have a low probability of being liquidated within a year.
Here are our probability predictions:
Basis Liquidation within 3 months Liquidation within 6 months Liquidation within 12 months Prediction confidence
KETTLE FOODS LTD. 0.7% 3.6% 7.1% Medium
Other companies Active in the same sector Too few competitors
Age 0.3% 1.3% 2.4% Medium
Company Type 0.7% 3.7% 7.4% Medium
Accounts category 0.7% 2.2% 3.8% Medium
Accounting Month 0.5% 1.8% 3.9% Medium
Sic code count 0.8% 3.8% 7.5% Medium
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