Agricultural companies in Sunday Times Top Track 250

Volac is one of a number of agricultural supply and farming businesses to make the latest Sunday Times Grant Thornton Top Track 250.

The dairy nutrition and whey processing business is number 116 in the latest list, the 11th in the annual series, with revenues of £235.1 million - up by over 130 places on the previous year’s table.

The Top Track 250 league ranks Britain’s leading private mid-market growth companies by their annual revenues. Eligible businesses need to have increased their sales or profitability by at least 10% year-on-year.

“We are delighted to once again be recognised in this national award which is further evidence of Volac’s continued success,” says the company’s head of corporate affairs Andy Richardson. “It demonstrates that the measures we are taking to ensure our continued success are working and is a real testament to the hard work of all our colleagues.”

The Faccenda integrated poultry business is ranked 4th in the list with revenues of £597.3m; the Meadow Foods dairy manufacturer 47th with £420.7m; the Whitworth Bros flour miller 96th and £261.9m; Maviga, the Kent-based pulse crop trader 169th and £184.8m; potato grower Albert Bartlett 185th with £175.5m; farming business AH Worth 194th with £171.4m; maltster and agricultural merchant Simpsons Malt 223rd with £155.8m and the integrated poultry business PD Hook at number 238 with £148.4m.