10 (18) The Benriach Distillery

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Formed: 1898

Sales: £41.6m

2yr CAGR: 28.1%

Owned by: Geoff Bell, Wayne Keiswetter, Billy Walker

How? The independent distiller behind the Classic Speyside malt whisky Collection grew sales 17.6% last year largely due to its push into international markets, in particular Taiwan, Germany, Africa and the US.

Slower-growing Fast 50 is hungry for new challengers