Cleckheaton-based Forza AW saw its 2013 profits soar to £17m on £276m sales. The meat and poultry producer is a leading sliced meat supplier to Asda. Chief executive Max Smith-Hilliard owns over half the £170m operation.
Activity: Meat and poultry
Latest turnover: £276m
Five-year rise in turnover: 75%
No. of employees: 1285
Five-year rise in employment: 61%