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Founded in 1970 as a company making animal nutrition products, Volac then expanded into the health and food markets, which now contribute half of all sales. The Hertfordshire family firm is led by chief executive James Neville, 48, alongside brothers David, 46, and Mark, 40. It also sells whey protein products under the Upbeat brand.

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Company details
ActivityDairy nutrition supplier
Sales £m*†235.1
Operating profit £m*†14.3
Main shareholdersFamily & charitable trusts (77.4%), Neville family (22.6%)

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* supplied by Company   † annualised figure   ‡  profit = ebitda