25 (new) Bells of Lazonby

bells of lazonby

Formed: 1946

Sales: £15.9m

2yr CAGR: 19.7%

Owned by: Bell family

How? This disparate business, which now employs 243 people, has four arms - a retail business called Bells of Lazonby, two brands (We Love Cake and The Village Bakery), and own label, supplying supermarkets including Waitrose.

Slower-growing Fast 50 is hungry for new challengers