The family-owned business is based in the Chiltern Hills in Buckinghamshire and run by brothers Chris, Peter, Bides and Tony Timotheou. The business is celebrating its 70th anniversary this year, and first started supplying to Asda in 2012. Chris called in at our nearby High Wycombe store to celebrate the extra store listings.
Tims Dairy use fresh pasteurised British milk, natural ingredients and bio-live cultures to create flavours including Greek-style honey, vanilla, raspberry and blackcurrant, plus Greek-style natural and Greek-style thick set natural yogurt.
Sally Dorling, Marketing Manager of Tims Dairy, said: “Sales have steadily grown with Asda since day one. Happily, all of our range seems popular and we get quite a bit of positive feedback from Asda shoppers.
“Our family has a traditional Greek heritage and we’ve been making fresh live yogurt since 1949. People love the fact that we are local, we use fresh British milk and cream and only natural ingredients, so they can trust everything from provenance to quality to taste.
“Our position as a supplier to Asda has allowed us to grow as a company whilst retaining the roots of our family business – it’s great that Asda take the time to support local suppliers.”
Phil Goddard, Local and Regional Buying Manager at Asda, said: “Tims Dairy is a great example of the award-winning, quality locally-made products Asda is proud to stock for our customers to enjoy.
“Tims Dairy is a success story in terms of how we’ve grown our relationship and the benefits are mutual – a local business continues to grow and succeed and as a result lots more customers in lots more stores now have the opportunity to enjoy their great-tasting yogurts.”