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A modern, app-led alternative to the traditional milkman sought the expertise of temperature controlled converter CoolKit to design its expanding range of delivery vehicles. The Modern Milkman, which started out as a local milk round in Pendle, proved so appealing to environmentally conscious households, the company has opened additional hubs in new areas, delivering a local service to some 20 towns and cities across the North West
Dairy company The Modern Milkman is to recruit 300 staff in a new operation based in Manchester. The Lancashire-based business – famous for sheltering a reticent Boris Johnson in a refrigerator during the 2019 General Election campaign – has secured a new operation at Department Bonded Warehouse near Castlefield. It will hire 100 office staff, and 200 milk delivery staff over the coming 12 months as part of its expansion in the region.
Sustainable farm-to-home food delivery company, The Modern Milkman, has secured a city centre base in Department Bonded Warehouse, as businesses continue to require office space in central Manchester. The tech and home delivery business, with a mission to rest our throwaway society, has revolutionised the traditional milk round, and continued doorstep food and drink delivery in a contemporary way.
Milkmen and their iconic glass bottles became a mainstay in England from the mid-1800s, but in recent decades have lost ground to supermarkets and their competitively-priced plastic alternative. But Lancashire-based food delivery platform The Modern Milkman wants to bring back the clink, with a reinvented milk and grocery service focussed on sustainability and app-based ordering.
A Yorkshire-based milk delivery company which found instant fame when it sheltered a reticent Boris Johnson in a refrigerator during the 2019 general election campaign has secured millions of pounds in new funding. Sky News understands that ETF Partners, an environmentally focused investment fund, is injecting £5m into The Modern Milkman, which markets itself on its local sourcing and plastic-free supply chain.
After watching the Blue Planet 2 episode with the sperm whale baby eating the plastic bucket, Paul White and three of his friends decided that they needed to be a part of the solution. With a background in farming and agriculture and a desire to change the face of grocery shopping The Modern Milkman was born.
Watching David Attenborough’s Blue Planet gave marketing consultant Paul White an idea. “Like so many people Blue Planet made me realise that we needed to do something about our use of plastics,” says Paul.
A FRESH take on an early morning institution – dreamed up by four friends in a pub – looks set to to take over the north-west and beyond. Eco-friendly doorstep purveyor The Modern Milkman has gone from a kitchen-table concern to supporting 16 rounds across Lancashire, Greater Manchester and soon the Leeds area.
A traditional service is being brought in to the new age thanks to a Pendle-based business who is aiming to cut down the amount of plastic people use in their everyday lives.
A MILK business which delivers plastic-free groceries to doorsteps in East Lancashire is expanding. The Modern Milkman is bringing a traditional service into the new age as it aims to cut down the amount of plastic people use.
We’re now at the stage of rolling out to cover from Burnley to the North Yorkshire border, which should all happen within the next month and take us past 1,000 customers.
OLD-fashioned deliveries of bottled milk are set to arrive in more East Lancashire towns thanks to a fledgling environmentally-conscious company. Inspired by David Attenborough’s Blue Planet, and the devastating impact of non-recyclables on our oceans.