The West Cornwall Pasty Company

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West Cornwall Pasty Company
Private
Industry Restaurant
Genre Fast-food
Founded 1998
Founder Ken Cocking & sons
Headquarters Long Crendon, United Kingdom
Number of locations
30
Area served
United Kingdom
Owner Enact (A Endless LLP EIS)
Website http://westcornwallpasty.co.uk

The West Cornwall Pasty Company (styled as West Cornwall Pasty Co.) is a fast food chain in the United Kingdom specialising in making and selling pasties. It is based in Long Crendon, Buckinghamshire, with manufacturing in Penryn.

History[edit]

The West Cornish Pasty Company was launched in 1998 by Ken Cockings, a serial entrepreneur, along with his sons Arron & Gavin and Mark Christophers.[1] After nine years, Cockings sold the company to its management for £40 million in 2007.[2] At the time, the company had 400 staff in 55 establishments of various types.[2] It now has around 450 staff in eighty locations, including eighteen in London.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Barton, Lyn (12 April 2014). "Jobs saved as troubled pasty firm snapped up". Retrieved 20 February 2015. 
  2. ^ a b Murchie, Kay (12 October 2007). "West Cornwall Pasty Co sold for £40 million". Investment Markets. Retrieved 7 July 2013. 
  3. ^ "West Cornwall Pasty Company - About Us". West Cornwall Pasty Company. Retrieved 7 July 2013. 

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