From the beginning
Dartmouth Dairy Ltd (trading name R.Bruckner & Sons) is owned by Sam, Stuart and Joy Bruckner. The dairy industry has been at the heart of the Bruckner family for three generations, since the family's first dairy owned by William's Father Robert in Leighton Buzzard, Buckinghamshire in 1955. William as the oldest of three children would regularly work with his father Robert as a young boy learning the ways of the trade. Bill showed a keen aptitude for his work and was quickly shown how to do the milk-round by himself, mainly so the Family could have a much needed holiday whilst he maintained the company. The milk Industry ran through Williams veins and as he looked to further his career he was soon headhunted by Unigate to oversee a local depot in Cornwall. Shortly after in the late 1980''s, William acquired the dairy in Dartmouth and looked to build a strong family based company with customer service at it's forefront. In 2005 William Bruckner sadly passed away leaving Joy and William's oldest son Stuart to drive the business forward. As the years flew by William's youngest Son Sam joined the family business and alongside Stuart and Joy the business has flourished.
About the Dairy
We provide A traditional dairy and food delivery service, working through the night, no matter the weather, to ensure our customers have fresh dairy and grocerys items on their doorstep for when they wake up.
We have a dedicated team of 21 staff who strive to make every customer happy. We currently operate 14 different delivery routes and are always expanding.
We always try and source locally where possible;
Our Fruit, Vegetables and Salad come from Challices in Totnes
Our 1ltr Organic Milk comes from Riverford Dairy in Staverton
Our Poly Bottle Milk comes from Trewithen Farm Dairy, Cornwall
We stock honey from Stones Honey located near Ivybridge, Jams and Marmalade's from Hogs Bottom in Lifton Devon, Cheese from Hawkridge in Crediton.
We also offer a wide range of products from the South Devon Chilli Farm in Loddiswell, and Heron Valley in Loddiswell.