UK: Branston joins the big league

James TruscottPERTHSHIRE-based potato supplier Branston has hit the big time, breaking into the Sunday Times/Grant Thornton ‘Top Track 250’ league table, which ranks Britain’s fastest growing companies in order of sales. Branston is now rubbing shoulders with household names such as Aston Martin, Waterstones and David Lloyd Leisure, placed 233 in the table, following sales of £123.2 million last year. “We’ve experienced double-digit percentage growth in the last year, and that’s down to our fantastic team,” said James Truscott, managing director at Branston. “We’ve focused on better, more efficient handling and reducing waste, making the most of every part of the crop,” continued Mr Truscott. More