Welcome to the Alantra Food & Beverage Fast 50, our annual report celebrating the UK’s fastest growing privately-owned food and drink businesses.

As in the 13 previous editions, this year’s report is full of exciting businesses that are building new categories, challenging the status quo, and scaling at pace – they have produced some of the highest rates of growth ever seen in our annual rankings. These disruptive and innovative businesses are the lifeblood of one of the most important sectors of the UK economy today.