Vegware, a sustainable packaging company based in Scotland, has been ranked as the third fastest-growing company in the Deloitte Fast 50 Awards, achieving a 901% turnover growth in five years.
The company's UK team has expanded from two in 2009 to the current 34, with sales on target for another 60% growth this year. The Edinburgh SME is now the only completely compostable packaging firm operating globally, manufacturing and distributing eco catering disposables, which can be recycled with food waste.
Vegware also manages a non-profit initiative The Food Waste Network - a free service matchmaking any UK business with local food waste collections and promoting zero waste.
The ranking in the Deloitte Fast 50 Awards completes a successful year for Vegware, which has won over a dozen awards in 2013 including the top prize in the Scottish Green Awards, the FSB UK Streamline Awards, and the Queen's Award for Enterprise in Sustainable Development.