Charlotte Bowan is the eldest daughter of Heartland Potato Chips’ founders Raymond and Adrienne Bowan. She grew up on the family farm in Orari, South Canterbury. During her years at school Charlotte would fill in her school holidays helping out on the family farm, harvesting potatoes. After school Charlotte went to Christchurch where she gained an Education Degree and taught for 6 years before travelling.
On Charlotte’s return in 2010, she became involved in the family business working in the office part-time. Over the years Charlotte has worked in all areas of the business from the production line, logistics, accounts and sales and she is now the General Manager at Heartland Potato Chips.