34 (new) Lincoln & York

lincoln and york

Formed: 1994

Sales: £22.5m

2yr CAGR: 17.2%

Owned by: James Sweeting, Simon Herring

How? From roasting coffee in the garden shed to supplying 19,000 outlets in the UK, last year the coffee connoisseur doubled its capacity and now operates from two modern roasteries and operates 11 packing lines.

Slower-growing Fast 50 is hungry for new challengers