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Farming is a vocation requiring huge commitment. Over 9,000 Dairy Farms in the UK produce more than 14bn litres of milk per year.

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Introduction

West Country Milk works to supply local milk and other fresh products to a range of different industry sectors on a regional and national basis. These sectors include Hotels & Restaurants, Catering Contractors, Nursing/Care Homes, Convenience Stores, Schools and many other locations.

Based in Exeter, Devon, West Country Milk operates using Independent Supply Partners, typically dairies, to provide regular deliveries, typically on a daily basis.

Many of our customers have key requirements in common:

  • Require Daily Delivery on a Day One for Day Two basis
  • Have a need for delivery anywhere in the UK and Ireland
  • Look for consolidated pricing, orders, invoicing and Customer Service
  • Are driven by a desire to offer the freshest, local produce possible and thereby reducing food miles
  • A desire to Buy British and support British Farming whilst providing for a sustainable future.

“*Based on a 2015 analysis of approx. 30 Coffee Shops in the Manchester area.”

We seek to maintain these standards through our Core Values:

  • 1

    Provide Local Provenance

    For more than 15 Years West Country Milk has grown it’s business on the basis of providing Dairy Products that are farmed, processed and delivered locally to each site. More and more; consumers are sharing these values. Studies increasingly indicate health benefits can be enjoyed from consuming locally produced fresh goods.

  • 2

    Support Local Economies

    In a world of increasing globalization West Country Milk is proud to work with ‘local’ suppliers and producers. By working with approximately 60 dairies around the UK & Ireland we strive to ensure that local economies can continue to thrive.

  • 3

    Provide for a Sustainable Future

    Though West Country Milk rarely trades directly with the Farmer, we are determined to support a sustainable future for British Farmers and local dairy producers. By working with customers and suppliers who share these values we strive to avoid undue price pressures being placed on our farming communities. Our goal is to do all we can to prevent one of nature’s finest gifts being commoditised.

  • 4

    Providing Day One for Day Two Delivery

    This enables provision of the freshest ingredients. It also supports minimal stock holding at the site resulting in improved efficiencies and reduced food waste.