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Russia crisp deal for Mackie’s of Taypack

lisa-hannah-and-heather-turnbullMackie’s at Taypack, the Perthshire crisps manufacturer, has secured a deal to supply a Russian supermarket chain.

Azbuka Vkusa, which has 100 stores in Moscow and St Petersburg, will help build Mackie’s export business. It already exports to 17 countries.

Mackie’s at Taypack is a joint venture formed in 2009 between the Taylor potato-farming family and Aberdeenshire ice cream firm Mackie’s.

James Taylor, commercial director for Mackie’s at Taypack, said: “Growing our export market remains a big priority for the company as we are constantly seeking out opportunities in new markets as well as strengthening our brand and increasing sales in our existing markets.”


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