Maxum Foods has been recognised for its growth from a $2.7 million to a $150m company at the 2018 Australian Growth Company Awards.
On October 17, Maxum Foods was named Business Services Growth Company of the Year at a ceremony held in Sydney.
The Australian Growth Company Awards were launched in 2012 and celebrate excellence in the mid-market.
These awards specifically recognise companies that demonstrate high rates of growth, as well as innovation, integrity, contribution to community and sustainable growth.
CEO of Maxum Foods, Ben Woodhouse said he was extremely proud of the small but extremely dedicated team at Maxum Foods.
“Many of our staff have been with us for a long time and have contributed significantly to this growth. It is our internal culture and our ‘never give up’ attitude which has allowed us to grow from nothing in 2003 to where we are today,” said Woodhouse.
Maxum Foods has seen rapid growth since opening its doors in 2003.
The company supplies and manufactures dairy ingredients to the food, health and animal nutrition industries in New Zealand and Australia.
Dustin Boughton and Ben Woodhouse started the company because they saw a gap in the dairy supply chain to offer an exceptional service to food manufacturers from simple things like speedy, on time deliveries, to sourcing multi-origin ingredients and offering technical assistance to research and development teams.
Adding this level of value to the dairy supply chain has enabled Maxum Foods to achieve year-on-year growth since inception in 2003.
In 2003, Maxum Foods had two employees servicing five customers and it sold 600 tonnes of dairy per year with a total revenue of $2.7m.
Fast forward to 2018, the company now has 38 employees servicing 960 customers selling 35,000 tonnes of dairy per year and recorded a total revenue of $150m for 2018.