Professional athletes, fitness enthusiasts and military personnel in more than 100 countries consume Grenade’s sports performance and weight-management bars and drinks. The Solihull firm was founded in 2009 by husband-and-wife team Alan, 42, and Juliet Barratt, 44. In 2017, private equity firm Lion Capital acquired a majority stake in a deal that valued the firm at £72m. International sales reached £11.5m the same year.

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Company details
Year2019
Rank90
CompanyGrenade
ActivitySports nutrition brand
LocationSolihull
2-yr av intl sales growth pa62.12%
International sales £000s*11,450
Total sales £000s*33,820
Staff33
Founded2009
Websitewww.grenade.com

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