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Factory address: QUINN glass UK, Ash Road, Elton, Cheshire, CH2 4LF.This year's convention is a bit less conventional in that we've gone for a week day!To celebrate the 75th anniversary of Cotteswold Dairy, Roger and George Workman have kindly agreed for us to have a convention and tour of the dairy on 20th July 2013.We will be able to see the production facility in full swing and see the bottling process from tanker to bottle.
You will be able to buy and sell bottles, of course, as well as some other activities that Mike and Peter are planning.
The 'pintie' (right) is the shape we're looking for, they don't have to be printed, plain unprinted ones are fine too.
If you can help, please contact us by calling Paul on 07759 022229, or visiting Ecofresh Dairy on Facebook and messaging us from there. The event will also tie in with the commemoration of the dairy's 80th year in business. Steve Wheeler is hosting a convention on Saturday 9th September 2017 at Welland Village Hall, Mannank Road, Welland, Malvern, WR13 6NE from 9.00am to 4.00pm.
Everyone will have the opportunity to see the production facilities in full swing, including the bottling of milk from the moment it enters the dairy from the farm collection tankers, to the finished product in the bottle.
There should be plenty to see on the day as Roger has an immaculate setup with a well turned out fleet of lorries and milk floats.
Ecofresh Dairy is a small business upholding the old values by offering milk in returnable glass bottles that can be can be returned, washed and refilled over 40 times, instead of ending up in landfill. Dairy owner Paul Luke explains "Disaster struck a few days ago after we had lovingly wrapped 1,120 of our lovely eco-friendly bottles, including 70 retro ones with printed adverts, to be picked up and sent back to our supplier.