Westland Horticulture reports "satisfactory" results

Westland Horticulture accounts for the year to 31 August 2016 report profits of £2.93m (£4.09m for the eight months ending 30 August 2015).

Sales were £127.7m, up from £96.6m.

The directors said this was "satisfactory" and said there was potential for growth with new lines in fertilisers and growing media markets.

Employee numbers rose to 590 from 425 after buying William Sinclair Horticulture, which employed 270 staff, out of administration in July 2015.


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