Chairman Rahim Afshar, 69, and his two brothers founded this Hampshire firm in 1986. A household name in the Middle East and Russia, it sells to 80 countries, using British heritage in its marketing to boost global appeal. International sales rose to £69.3m in 2017, helped by strong demand for healthier teas and growth in North America and the Middle East.

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Company details
Year2019
Rank156
CompanyAhmad Tea
ActivityTea maker
LocationHampshire
2-yr av intl sales growth pa43.31%
International sales £000s69,283
Total sales £000s73,185
Staff300
Founded1986
Websitewww.ahmadtea.com

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