Vitaflo has been developing food for patients with metabolic disorders for more than 20 years. The Liverpool business also produces high-calorie powders and drinks to treat disease-related malnutrition. Led by managing director Kenneth McLachlan, the company provides products on prescription to NHS patients, and exports to mainland Europe, America and Australia. Overseas expansion has helped to raise sales 43% a year from £3.9m in 2005 to £11.4m in 2008.

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Company details
Year2009
Rank83
CompanyVitaflo
ActivityClinical nutrition products developer
LocationLiverpool
Average 3 year sales growth43.43%
Latest sales £000s11,388
Staff58
Founded1988
Websitewww.vitafloweb.com

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