Working from 100 farms in Britain and Jersey, potato grower Albert Bartlett says it produces 20% of Britain’s fresh potatoes. The Lanarkshire firm is led by managing director Ronnie Bartlett, 50, and employs renowned chef Michel Roux Jr as a brand ambassador. Its sales grew 32% to £175.3m, driven by its expansion into America and France. It is now planning a move into Canada.

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Company details
Year2014
Rank185
CompanyAlbert Bartlett
ActivityPotato grower
LocationLanarkshire
Sales £m175.3
Operating profit £m9.5
Main shareholdersRonnie Bartlett (100%)
Staff877
Founded1948
Websitewww.albertbartlett.co.uk

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