Butlers Farmhouse Cheeses, the Lancashire-based family business and winner of the ‘Food and Drink Producers’ category in our North West Family Business Awards 2020 has brought together small artisan food and drink producers from across the North West to create “The Butlers Larder” – a service that will deliver delicious fresh produce to doorsteps in five counties in the North West – Cumbria, Cheshire, Greater Manchester, Lancashire and Merseyside.
After a very local trial in Longridge, Goosnargh & Grimsargh last week, Butlers has brought together more suppliers and built an online platform so that it can reach even more households and involve even more small businesses.
It’s curated selection of the most exciting food & drink (from cheese, milk, yoghurt and eggs to fresh bread, fruit and vegetables, tea and coffee) from the very best artisan producers in the North West, means that people can taste the best that the region has to offer while supporting small producer businesses at a time when they really need it.
Butlers Farmhouse Cheeses
A fourth generation family business established in 1932 in rural Lancashire, Butlers Farmhouse Cheeses create specialist British hard, blue and soft cheeses, with milk from its own cows and goats. It’s famous Blackstick’s Blue cheese is a firm favourite in UK households.
The Butler family has long played a significant role in the local community. From installing broadband cabling to supporting local schools and universities. With traditional skills, love and innovation at the very heart of Butlers, they have many great relationships with makers, producers and artisans and want to support them by making their products more accessible.
Matthew Hall, 4th generation owner, says, “It’s a difficult time for many small businesses and we have found a way for them to continue doing what they do best, knowing that they can get their products to people in their own homes. Customers can safely get the products that they need from a central place and enjoy the best and most exciting artisans that the North West has to offer, all while supporting local small businesses when they really need it.
“As a 4th generation family business, we have great links with makers, producers and artisans across the North West. We put passion, care and innovation into everything that we do, and we want to work with partners who share our values so that together, we can reach as many homes in the North West as possible with exciting brands and delicious fresh produce.”
Every producer in the Butlers Larder is brilliant at what they do – be it coffee, bread or the finest cuts of meat. In such challenging times for small businesses, the Butlers Larder brings together quality produce that is created with passion and skill.
A full list can be found here. These small businesses power local economies, and Butlers want the Butlers Larder to shine a light on these producers and their amazing products, while giving people the chance to enjoy a delicious array of artisans, all in one place, in their own homes without expensive delivery charges or long waits.
Producers who would like to be considered for the Butlers Larder or for those who want to recommend someone, drop the team at Butlers a line email@example.com
Visit www.butlerslarder.co.uk to place an order, minimum of £40. Delivery to five counties in the North West, once a week. There are no set times for delivery to ensure produce is as fresh as possible. Orders must be placed by 23:59 the day before delivery day. Delivery schedule as follows, (none at weekends):
- Monday – Lancs
- Tuesday – Cheshire
- Wednesday – Merseyside
- Thursday – Greater Manchester
- Friday – Cumbria
- Collection from Butlers Farmhouse Cheeses in Longridge is also available.