International Track 200

Fitness enthusiasts, professional athletes and military personnel in more than 85 countries buy Grenade’s high-protein, low-sugar bars, drinks and shakes, and performance nutrition products. In 2017, private equity firm Lion Capital acquired a majority stake in a deal that valued the firm at £72 million. Co-founder and chief executive Alan Barratt, 44, heads the Solihull-based business, which donated £500,000 worth of care packages to NHS staff and key workers in the latest lockdown. International sales reached £13.1 million in 2019.

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Company details
Year2021
Rank199
CompanyGrenade
ActivitySports nutrition brand
LocationSolihull
2-yr av intl sales growth pa18.44%
International sales £000s13,078
Total sales £000s52,500
Staff60
Founded2009
Websitewww.grenade.com

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