Hot chocolate, soups and gravies are among the powder-based products this company creates. It owns patented technology for producing powders, which it makes at its facility in North Yorkshire for global food brands to use either as raw ingredients or finished product. Founded by Mike Kirby in 1995, sales at the Oxford headquartered company grew 52% a year, from £3.1m in 2007 to £10.8m in 2010. It recently bought the Dutch firm Agglomix so it can make powders for the healthcare industry such as proteins for sports drinks.

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Company details
Year2011
Rank89
CompanySpecialty Powders
ActivityFood manufacturer
LocationNorth Yorkshire
Annual sales rise over 3 years52.17%
Latest sales £000s10,834
Staff44
Founded1995
Websitewww.aggtech.co.uk

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