Founded in 1865, this business exports hops and related products to breweries in 47 countries. The Worcestershire-based company has offices in America and Canada to capitalise on local demand for craft beer, propelling exports to £13.2m last year. Led by managing director Paul Corbett, 53, it also breeds new varieties of hop.

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Company details
Year2017
Rank118
CompanyCharles Faram
ActivityHop merchant
LocationWorcestershire
2-yr av intl sales growth pa35.73%
International sales £000s13,197
Total sales £000s34,136
Staff43
Founded1865
Websitewww.charlesfaram.co.uk

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