Cultivation/Production, Trends

Innovative Angus farmer turns waste tatties into pure spirit with vodka side project

When Graeme Jarron launched Ogilvy Potato Vodka as a way of making extra crop cash his neighbours thought he was mad – he soon proved them wrong. VODKA? Or crisps? When potato farmer Graeme Jarron was looking at ways of making extra cash from his crop, it came down to these two options. Rustic ready salted had, he reckoned, already been done. Premium vodka made from totties on a farm in Forfar? No one had been brave, or bonkers enough, to try that one. Yet. And when neighbours sucked their teeth and speculated that it would never happen, Graeme vowed to prove them wrong. That was 2012. More

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