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Now delivering to Holbrook

Posted by John Foster on May 28, 2011 at 1:49 PM Comments comments (3)

By popular demend we are now able to deliver to Holbrook on Tuesdays and Saturdays.  We are currently delivering leaflets to promote this and the service will commence on 7th June.

As always ordering is easy -either here on the order form page of this site, email or text/phone John on 0781317212

Any amendments can be made to your order at any time right up to the night before delivery....

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Doorstep deliveries to start in Little Eaton

Posted by John Foster on April 23, 2011 at 7:51 AM Comments comments (1)

From 3rd May 2011 The Duffield Dairy will be starting doorstep deliveries to Little Eaton.

 After the recent retirement of Peter Jeffries, Little Eatons milkman for the last 44 years, we felt it was the right time to offer the popular service we have been providing to Duffield and Quarndon since July last year, now to the residents of Little Eaton also.

Hopefully many of you will have received a flyer explain...

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Easter Deliveries

Posted by John Foster on April 17, 2011 at 9:35 AM Comments comments (0)

We will continue to deliver milk over the bank holiday weekends as normal – there will be no change to our service.

Don’t forget to order your extra milk if you are you having guests over the Easter weekend or a Street Party for the Royal Wedding?

We can also deliver:

Duffield Dollop £1.50 - 227g

The Duffield Double Cream £1.00 - 250ml

The Duffield Single Cream 80p - 250ml


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Farm Life

Posted by John Foster on January 7, 2011 at 6:03 AM Comments comments (0)


We were pleased to maintain the early morning deliveries throughout the bad snow.  The wife wasn't as happy though as the bad weather meant more call outs to the fire station for me so she had to take over the round on a couple of occasions.


We had a lot of problems to contend with at the farm.  Getting up at 4am to see the thermometer at -18° was a bit of a shock.  It took 2-3 hours each morning to defrost the parlour before we could begin ...

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The 'Duffield Double' Cream

Posted by John Foster on December 19, 2010 at 1:59 PM Comments comments (1)

We are pleased to announce the arrival of our new product the DUFFIELD DOUBLE.  Fabulous luxury cream suitable for whipping, cooking or pouring.


Priced at £1.00 for 250ml pot.


Perfect for your chrstmas pudding - dont forget to add a pot to your chritmas order.




Eggs & Potatoes

Posted by John Foster on October 23, 2010 at 6:12 PM Comments comments (0)

We now have locally produced eggs and potatoes available for home delivery in Duffield and Quarndon or for collection from the farm.


Just order online, phone or text 07813172124 and they will be delivered  to your doorstep the next day  (not Sundays we let John have a lie in until 6am on that day!)


Potatoes - red or white


12.5 kg - £4.00

25 kg - £7.50




Half do...

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The way milk should be

Posted by John Foster on October 23, 2010 at 5:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Did you know that milk sold in the supermarkets is homogenised?  This is a mechanical process used to break down the particles of fat in the milk so that they are evenly spread and no natural separation of the cream occurs.  This is done because the supermarkets think that their consumers do not want to see the cream line it is also done to standardise the flavour (obviously the milk they sell is collected from lots of farms and the taste will vary from far...

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Deliveries start

Posted by John Foster on July 13, 2010 at 5:15 PM Comments comments (4)

I will be starting deliveries the week commencing 19th July - thats this Monday.


If you have already placed an order you should have received an email or call from us confirming your requirements.


There is still space on the float for a few more bottles each day so if you haven't placed your order yet then now is the time to do so!


All the best




All systems go - AT LAST!

Posted by John Foster on July 1, 2010 at 4:25 PM Comments comments (0)

It has taken some getting there, things are not always as straight forward as they seem, but I am pleased to announce that we will be starting deliveries in the middle of July.


We have received the approval from the council environmental health - oh the paperwork involved!  The milk has been sent away for sampling and stringent testing, obviously this is an ongoing procedure, with impressive results.


The labels have been approved and ordered an...

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Things going well

Posted by John Foster on April 2, 2010 at 1:12 PM Comments comments (0)

The Pasteuriser, and separator are now installed and i have had some training on the operation of these, but some more to do next week. Will post some photo's of the processing room in a few days.


Done my Food Safety Level 3 course now, was difficult to find a course that was not cancelled due to the lack of people needing this qualification so ending up going to southampton college to do this. It was like going on holiday.


Back at the farm th...

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