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Albert Bartlett potato producer receives £4m Scottish Government grant

Albert Bartlett receives £4m Scottish Government grantUK-based potato producer Albert Bartlett has received a £4 million grant from the Scottish Government, which the brand will use to expand its product range and manufacturing capacity. Albert Bartlett has stated that the grant will contribute towards a £17 million investment scheme, which will see the brand install new production equipment at the Firm’s Airdrie plant, facilitating the production of new product lines for the convenience and chilled potato markets. The £4 million Food Processing, Marketing and Co-operation grant is the largest award issued since the scheme was introduced by the Scottish Government in 2015. Mark Murray, managing director of Albert Bartlett’s added value business said: “We are grateful for this grant from the Scottish Government, which is essential in allowing the company to diversify into the growing convenience and chilled potato market. More

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