24 (new) MD Estates


Formed: 1967

Sales: £9.8m

2yr CAGR: 20.2%

Owned by: Malyon family

How? Trading as Rascal Confectionery, MD Estates is one of the largest producers of coated dragées in the UK and Europe and operates from a purpose-built site near Essex - the third time it has relocated since it was founded in 1967 to cope with increased growth.

Slower-growing Fast 50 is hungry for new challengers