Asda deal is breakthrough for Scotty Brand potatoes
Scotty Brand potatoes are grown near Girvan
Scotty Brand has secured a nationwide listing with Asda which will see its Ayrshire new potatoes on sale in England for the first time.
The potatoes, which have just received official EU protected geographical indication (PGI) status, are only available from June until early September.
Scotty Brand’s crop is grown in Girvan on the west coast of Scotland and the potatoes will be on sale in more than 200 Asda stores across Scotland and England from Sunday..
Scotty Brand expects to sell well over 1,000 tonnes this season, the equivalent of the weight of 79 double decker buses.