14 (36) Laila’s Fine Foods

laila's fine foods

Formed: 1986

Sales: £19.8m

2yr CAGR: 25.3%

Owned by: The Remtulla family

How? The ready meals manufacturer landed a multimillion deal to supply Iceland with frozen Mexican ready meals in 2014, thanks to a £58,000 grant from Regenerate Pennine Lancashire that has allowed it to boost daily output by 25%.

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