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This Solihull company’s distinctive products, such as Carb Killa, a high-protein, low-carbohydrate bar, are used by professional athletes, fitness enthusiasts and military personnel. Husband-and-wife team Alan and Juliet Barratt, 40 and 42, started the business in 2009 and now sell their supplements in more than 100 countries. Online sales and deals with retailers such as Amazon and American healthfood chain GNC helped push international revenues to £4.4m in 2015.

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Company details
Year2017
Rank40
CompanyGrenade
ActivitySports nutrition developer
LocationSolihull
2 yr av intl sales growth % pa61.49%
International sales £000s*4,356
Total sales £000s*8,563
Staff16
Founded2009
Websitewww.grenade.com

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