About Us

Our History

The Solent Group was founded over 25 years ago with the vision to deliver, without compromise, an innovative portfolio to the Global Retail Industry. Priding ourselves in being more than just a supplier, the business was established as a key investor with manufacturing facilities across Health & Beauty, Household, Impulse Snacking and General Merchandise. The group is now an unrivalled centre of excellence managed by our Commercial, Design, Logistics, Product, Research & Development and Technical teams to ensure we remain at the forefront of distinction.

Our Mission & Vision

Our mission is to create and produce amazing products and brands by continuously developing best in class manufacturing, Solent teams and customer partnerships. Our vision is to be the partner of choice for retailers within our chosen categories by creating and producing amazing products and brands

Our Executive Board

Richard Porter

Richard Porter

founder & ceo
Roderick Hung

Roderick Hung

founder
David Ralph

David Ralph

GROUP CHIEF
FINANCIAL OFFICER
Jason Stroebel

Jason Stroebel

non exec director
& founder sa
Ashley Symonds

Ashley Symonds

GROUP MANAGING
DIRECTOR
Michael Yu

Michael Yu

GROUP OPERATIONS
DIRECTOR
Anne Hilton

Anne Hilton

GROUP Technical
Director

Beatrice Lafon

NON EXECUTIVE
DIRECTOR

SOLENT INTERNATIONAL

We have offices and factories across the world.

The map displayed shows our offices globally, from our Head Office in the United Kingdom, to our offices in Asia.

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Our Customer Partners

M&S logo
Tesco logo
Woolworths logo
Morrison logo
Waitrose partners logo
Primark logo
Walgreens Boots alliance logo
Superdry logo
Woolworths logo
Rymans logo
Co op logo
weightwatchers logo
ASDA logo
Robert Dyas logo
Wilko logo
Costco logo
Booker logo
Makro logo

Our social responsibility

As a business, we are passionate about the charities we support and partner with. We encourage all staff to take part in volunteering opportunities. As a business we donate 10% of our profits to charity each year, as well as taking part in various fundraising activites and events.