Posted on Thursday 2 August 2018 by John Mulgrew

Lynas

Food distribution giant Lynas Foodservice has seen a surge in turnover to more than £131m.

The firm, which is based in Coleraine, saw turnover rise by more than £15m, while pre-tax profits were almost flat, seeing a small boost to £2.74m, according to the latest accounts ending October 31, 2017.

And staff numbers at the firm have increased to 490 across the business.

Last year the company said it was planning to create more than 100 jobs with the roll-out of 10 'outlet' stores.

Lynas in Coleraine supplies chilled and frozen foods to food outlets, businesses and public bodies.

The company was founded 70 years ago by Bobby Lynas when he opened a small fishmongers on Brook Street in Coleraine.

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