This pet food manufacturer was set up in 2002 and now exports to 46 countries. Its brands Applaws, Encore and Nature’s Calling — cat litter made from walnut shells — generated international sales of £27.9m in 2016, under chief executive Julian Bambridge, 45. Private-equity firm ECI acquired a majority stake in the business for £50m in March last year.

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Company details
Year2017
Rank137
CompanyMPM Products
ActivityPet food producer
LocationMacclesfield
2-yr av intl sales growth pa30.75%
International sales £000s*27,862
Total sales £000s*47,382
Staff56
Founded2002
Websitewww.mpmproducts.co.uk

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