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Professional athletes, fitness enthusiasts and military personnel in more than 100 countries consume Grenade’s sports performance and low-sugar bars and drinks. In 2017, private equity firm Lion Capital acquired a majority stake in a deal that valued the firm at £72m. International sales reached £13.5m in2018, boosted by an increasing brand presence in America. Co-founder and chief executive Alan Barratt, 43, heads the Solihull-based business.

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Company details
Year2020
Rank97
CompanyGrenade
ActivitySports nutrition brand
LocationSolihull
2-yr av intl sales growth pa48.77%
International sales £000s*13,500
Total sales £000s*44,169
Staff48
Founded2009
Websitewww.grenade.com

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