Fife grower John Hutcheson started drilling oats again to meet the rising consumer demand for porridge and a plethora of new breakfast cereal products. He is now one of a group 70 oat growers supplying more than 55,000t annually to Quaker’s main manufacturing site at Cupar through grain-handling business GrainCo. Twelve years ago, when Mr Hutcheson reintroduced oats at Leckerstone Farm, there were only three founder members of the supply group so he has witnessed rapid expansion. “Quaker has increased […]