Roger Workman Cotteswold Dairy – Winner Red Ribbon Awards ‘Life time Achievement - Friday 15 July 2016


Roger Workman, Chairman of Cotteswold Dairy has beaten hundreds of other nominations from different regions around the UK to be named the Winner of the ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ at this years Red Ribbon Awards.  These are highest and most prestigious accolade to be awarded to Britain’s independent, family‐owned businesses.


Now in their 7th year, the Red Ribbon Awards have become the most sought after prize from family businesses around the country.  They recognise and celebrate the contribution of families around the UK. Last year the winner of the life time achievement went to Michel Roux Jr at Le Gavroche.


To have even reached being a finalist was an amazing achievement:




The judges commented –


“With a strong work ethic and an evening stronger love for his business this entrepreneur led his family firm, Cotteswold Dairy, for over 50 years.  Roger was instrumental in becoming the first dairy in the UK to produce organic milk in returnable glasses and even saved the business in the Tewkesbury floods of 2007 when there was no clean water.  He has also supported the community by giving local businesses and charities facilities on his site.  This individual has become hugely admired and respected by his employees, his community as well as local business leaders. He has created a true legacy for generations to come. “



Cotteswold Dairy as a business were also thrilled to be shortlisted in the ‘Best of British’ category.


We are immensely proud of Roger and his achievement.