Britain's Top 100 Entrepreneurs 2014: No. 48= - James Neville, Volac

The nutrition entrepreneur is worth £90m.

by Philip Beresford

Royston-based Volac makes and supplies high performance nutrition products for the global markets. It has five production facilities around the world where it plays a leading role in the dairy industry. Its parent company Woodford Holdings saw a sharp rise in profits in 2012-13 to a record £23.3m on record sales of £143.2m. The business is run by James Neville and his family.

Age: 47
Activity: Nutrition
Wealth: £90m
Latest turnover: £143m
Five-year rise in turnover: 165%
No. of employees: 290
Five-year rise in employment: 55%
Score: 147

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