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Greg Springer

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Our Suppliers: Tregothnan
Name: Greg Springer
Job Title: Commercial Director
Time in role: 3 Months

Favourite part of the Job:

 No two days are the same!

Favourite Food:

A perfectly cooked steak.

Favourite place:

Lake Louise, Canada. Closer to home – Gwithian.

Why I like V&M:

Best local produce, to the best local businesses.

Unusual fact about me:

2 for you – I can fly (aircraft) and I play Underwater Hockey

How many tea blends do you currently have? 


Which is your favourite Tregothnan Tea blend?

Red Berry – light and refreshing for hot weather

Who’s idea was it to grow tea in England & how did it come about?

The owner of the Tregothnan Estate and the then Head Gardener (now MD) Jonathon Jones. The estate was very successful growing all kinds of Camelia – so why not the kind to make tea from?

What’s the strangest customer request you’ve had?

Can we send a cream tea to Austria?

If you knew then what you know now what would you do differently?

Not to listen to any careers advice ever at school, college or uni!!

Covid 19 specific question – what’s the most positive thing you will take away from this time? 

That most people, most of the time are really pretty good.

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