to 2003 News Archive
McLelland's - a Top Business
at a Stranraer creamery had yet another reason to say cheese
owners of the town's Caledonian Cheese Company, have been
ranked at number 34 in a prestigious business guide issued
by the Sunday Times at the weekend.
list recognises the 100 companies in the UK with the fastest
Corps., the merchandising company behind music legends The
Beatles, were aptly number one in the list. McLelland's,
however, made number 34 after posting record financial results
during 2002. Turnover rose by 34 per cent to £127 million
while profits were up by almost two-thirds to £7 million.
company performance led to the announcement last month of
plans for a massive expansion at their Stranraer site.
McLelland's say their inclusion in the Sunday Times list is
good news for workers in the town as well as local dairy farmers.
Joint managing director Alastair Irvine said:
are delighted to have been recognised at such a high level
and it shows that we are a company definitely going places.
we move forward we are continuing to invest in both our
facilities and the industry as a whole and only recently
have taken a major step in this direction by announcing
the new £13 million packing and storing centre in