Our Suppliers: Buttermilk
Name: Tracy Goad
Job Title: MD / Owner
Time in role: 10 Years
Favourite part of the Job:
Meeting and talking to so many different people from all walks of life and building a great team
Fish and Chips!
The beach at Watergate Bay
Why I like V&M:
Because WestCountry showcase exceptional quality food from the South West region
Unusual fact about me:
I used to be an international athlete as a youngster
Which Buttermilk product best represents me and why?
Our salted caramel cups – they’re in compostable packaging, don’t contain any nasty ingredients like palm oil and are even dairy free, so everyone can share them.
Whose idea was it to make fudge & how did it come about?
Buttermilk have been making confectionery treats in Cornwall since 1964 and since then we’ve continued to push ourselves to make the best treats that everyone will love.
What’s the strangest customer request you’ve had?
Well the coolest thing has been making friends with one of our fudge lovers who was a Bevin boy and we exchange letters. My boys love hearing about Ron’s life and history.
If you knew then what you know now what would you do differently?
I would trust my instincts more.
As a family business how do you balance work and family life?
We all muck in and have a play pen in our office!
I’m doing it…
Covid 19 specific question- what’s the most positive thing you will take away from this time?
That I work with the best bunch of people ever.