At Heron Foods we’ve made it our business to help our customers buy big name bargains for less, for nearly forty years. Our customers constantly tell us how much they love our fantastic range of chilled foods, frozen foods and grocery products at prices none of our competitors can match. Our stores are bright and attractive places to shop. Our staff are always on hand to help you track down any one of the hundreds of bargains in-store. We have one of the fastest changing ranges of discounted foods of any store in the UK.

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TypePrivate
HQEast Riding of Yorkshire, GB
Founded1979
Size (employees)455 (est)+3%
Websiteheronfoods.com
Heron Foods was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in East Riding of Yorkshire, GB
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Heron Foods Office Locations

Heron Foods has an office in East Riding of Yorkshire
East Riding of Yorkshire, GB (HQ)
Jackson Way
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Heron Foods Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

1979

Heron Foods Revenue

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Heron Foods's revenue was reported to be £274.44 m in FY, 2016
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2016)

274.4m

Gross profit (FY, 2016)

36.4m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %

13.3%

Net income (FY, 2016)

6.8m

EBITDA (FY, 2016)

19.4m

EBIT (FY, 2016)

9.7m

Cash (31-Dec-2016)

5.4m
GBPFY, 1995FY, 1996FY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Revenue

21.2m26.2m31.5m46.2m63.5m79.6m85.4m85.8m89.3m93.3m99.3m99.3m105.8m123.8m141.2m148.2m164.9m194.7m249.7m255.1m252.5m274.4m

Revenue growth, %

2%(1%)

Cost of goods sold

18.0m22.1m26.3m38.8m53.9m69.4m73.0m73.6m75.7m79.2m84.9m84.9m91.0m105.9m121.3m129.7m143.6m170.6m221.9m227.5m226.0m238.0m

Gross profit

3.2m4.1m5.2m7.4m9.6m10.3m12.5m12.2m13.6m14.1m14.3m14.3m14.8m18.0m19.9m18.5m21.3m24.1m27.8m27.6m26.5m36.4m
GBPFY, 1995FY, 1996FY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash

30.0k538.0k1.3m1.0k420.0k1.4m526.0k5.6m1.6m857.0k426.0k425.7k8.1m450.0k1.3m508.8k403.3k3.5m3.1m4.4m4.7m5.4m

Accounts Receivable

7.0k28.0k116.0k38.0k79.0k84.0k63.0k37.0k24.0k22.0k20.0k20.2k52.1k60.6k63.7k101.8k77.4k146.3k186.7k164.9k140.0k243.0k

Inventories

1.8m2.0m2.1m3.9m3.4m4.0m4.0m4.6m5.9m6.1m4.6m4.6m6.4m8.5m10.7m10.4m12.0m14.0m13.6m12.8m13.2m15.3m

Current Assets

2.2m3.1m3.9m4.4m4.8m6.8m6.0m11.7m13.9m14.6m13.6m13.6m25.0m23.1m23.7m24.0m26.3m32.0m31.2m32.3m33.0m35.6m
GBPFY, 1995FY, 1996FY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

883.0k1.2m1.7m2.5m2.3m734.0k3.5m3.3m4.2m4.4m3.6m3.6m4.0m3.5m5.3m5.5m5.7m3.2m1.9m1.3m507.0k6.8m

Cash From Operating Activities

1.7m2.7m4.4m4.4m7.8m8.3m7.1m1.6m

Dividends Paid

200.0k300.0k400.0k600.0k900.0k750.0k1.1m450.0k2.1m5.0m4.5m8.3m960.0k360.0k960.0k360.0k1.3m330.0k1.7m1.1m1.7m

Cash From Financing Activities

16.0k(86.0k)323.0k1.4m218.0k1.0m932.0k(1.3m)
GBPY, 2016

Revenue/Employee

1.2m

Debt/Equity

0.3 x

Debt/Assets

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

2.7 x
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Heron Foods Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Heron Foods founded?

    Heron Foods was founded in 1979.

  • How many employees does Heron Foods have?

    Heron Foods has 455 employees.

  • What is Heron Foods revenue?

    Latest Heron Foods annual revenue is £274.4 m.

  • What is Heron Foods revenue per employee?

    Latest Heron Foods revenue per employee is £603.2 k.

  • Who are Heron Foods competitors?

    Competitors of Heron Foods include Charles Saunders Holdings, Cranswick and Fairway Group.

  • Where is Heron Foods headquarters?

    Heron Foods headquarters is located at Jackson Way, East Riding of Yorkshire.

  • Where are Heron Foods offices?

    Heron Foods has an office in East Riding of Yorkshire.

  • How many offices does Heron Foods have?

    Heron Foods has 1 office.