26 (new) NH Case

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Formed: 1920

Sales: £31.2m

2yr CAGR: 19.7%

Owned by: Family-owned

How? This Wiltshire-based business specialises in ready meals and fish, as well as requirements like diabetic-friendly desserts and gluten-free dishes. It employs 96 and supplies schools, universities, cruise ships, manufacturers and hospitals.

Slower-growing Fast 50 is hungry for new challengers