Tim Westwell, 56, joined forces with herbalist Sebastian Pole, 47, to start Pukka Herbs in 2002. Today this Bristol firm works with suppliers and farmers in 30 countries to source ingredients for its organic herbal teas and remedies. It exports to more than 40 markets, including Scandinavia, Japan and Australia, and overseas turnover hit £14.9m last year. Its fastest-growing markets are America and Germany.
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