This upmarket pet food manufacturer was set up in 2002 and now exports to more than 50 countries, with key markets including Europe, the US and Asia Pacific. Its brands, Applaws, Encore and Nature’s Calling — cat litter made from walnut shells — generated international sales of £36.2m in 2017, under chief executive Julian Bambridge, 46. Private equity firm ECI acquired a majority stake in the business in 2016.

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Company details
Year2018
Rank171
CompanyMPM Products
ActivityPet food producer
LocationManchester
2-yr av intl sales growth pa30.62%
International sales £000s36,212
Total sales £000s56,854
Staff68
Founded2002
Websitewww.mpmproducts.co.uk

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