Phillip-Benzie in front of potatoes
Aberdeenshire potato grower Philip Benzie has increased his spud area 15-fold after a heavy investment and links to end-user Albert Bartlett. This rapid expansion has seen his potato area in north-east Scotland rise sharply over the past 15 years to 600ha from 40ha. Mr Benzie has spent heavily on grading, packing and storage facilities for both his potato and carrot crops and has push his workforce to 70 full-time staff. “We have a long-standing relationship with Albert Bartlett, based on trust. […]