29 (new) Blue Skies

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Formed: 1997

Sales: £60.4m

2yr CAGR: 18.2%

Owned by: Anthony Pile

How? Producing ethically sourced freshly sliced fruit from Ghana, Egypt, South Africa and Brazil, Blue Skies has gone from a three-person start up to an organisation with over 3,000 employees and £60m in sales to make its first appearance in the Fast 50.

Slower-growing Fast 50 is hungry for new challengers