Meet The Team
Born and raised in Christchurch, architectural designer, father of 6 and a busy man running an architecture business, Patrick is a creative brain that we simply cannot function without at Feliz Wholefoods.
His ideas are just the BEST and he is constantly making us laugh out loud with his creativity. No need to say he is the creator of the name Vutter and many other witty, funny and clever things we use in our marketing. He does it so naturally, its hilarious!
Patrick looks after accounts and finance, and supports Aline and the Production team in every possible way.
His super zen personality, huge heart and incredible patience skills brings the perfect balance to the team dynamics 💚
Born in Brazil and raised by an amazing chef, Aline followed her father's footsteps and worked in the food industry for over 10 years before moving to Aotearoa permanently.
Former chef and FMCG wiz, Aline developed Vutter in a blender at home out of desperation for a good butter alternative that didn't taste like 'plastic' or was made from nasty ingredients.
When the very first version of Vutter came out (there were dozens of them), it was clear for her that they had a product that needed to be launched into the market. So she did, here in NZ and now also launching in Brazil!
Aline's ambition, passion and endless energy makes it possible for her to wear all the hats and do it with a big smile 💚 Her ultimate goal is to have Vutter available for everyone in Aotearoa - and around the world!
The Vutter father!
Co-founder & director of
'everything is possible'
The Vutter mother!
Co-founder & director of
'wearing all the hats'
Lea Del Valle
Production supervisor, aka the 'Vutter witch'
Originally from Chile, this amazing young woman has been a key member of our team since January 2021.
Lea is very passionate about food and she puts a lot of love into those tubs and blocks! She is also an AMAZING baker and has been experimenting a lot with Vutter lately - and we get to try all of her delicious creations! She can also be seen doing tastings around the place and spreading the Vutter love 💚
We have to thank our dogs and cat for having Lea now, as they were the reason we met her in the first place. She adores them so much that we sometimes think that they're the main reason she accepted our offer LOL
Our whanau really loves Lea and we are lucky to have her as part of the Vutter family!
Production assistant, aka
also a 'Vutter witch'
Born and raised in Devonport - where Vutter was also born (!) Catie has joined our little team in November 2021.
With a genuine smile and personality, Catie brings in great vibes and an incredible upbeat energy to our production kitchen. Her bubbly personality and her positive spin on things just add that extra layer of love into the Vutter tubs and blocks that you already enjoy 💚
Her and Lea 'get on like a house on fire', and we get to enjoy them singing, giggling and having heaps of fun while making all the magic happen in the kitchen.
She fits right into our company's culture, and we feel very lucky to have Catie as our newest member of the Vutter family!