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Keep up to date with the latest news from Cranswick. 

Cranswick launch campaign to become the first British food manufacturer to cut out avoidable plastic by 2025

18th January 2018

We are today announcing a new strategic commitment to remove all non-recyclable and avoidable plastic from across our business.  This will form a major part of our new Group sustainability strategy “Second Nature” which will seek to address key issues across the whole life cycle impact of our products from farm to fork, eliminate waste and move towards a circular economy.

Cranswick Awarded Gold at EEF Future Manufacturing Awards

29th November 2017

Cranswick has been recognised for its successful development and implementation of their international trade strategy at this year’s regional EEF Future Manufacturing Awards. The event, which was held at the Pavilions of Harrogate on Monday 13th November, is designed to support enterprise and innovation within the British manufacturing industry.

Cranswick Awarded ‘Best Individual Site Campaign’ for M&S Environment Week

23rd October 2017

Cranswick Gourmet Pastry has been awarded the “Best Individual Site Campaign” for their recent events during the M&S Environment Week.  The campaign provides M&S suppliers with an opportunity to raise awareness on key environmental issues, encouraging employees to think about how they can proactively reduce waste, water and energy use, and 50 suppliers took part in the initiative.

Cranswick Proudly Support Porkstock 2017

12th October 2017

Cranswick, Headline Sponsors of Porkstock 2017, challenged students from Wayland Academy in Norfolk to design their own winning sausage flavours.  The students were given a flavour for the food industry through a factory tour, taste panels and sausage making demonstrations. Working closely with Cranswick chefs, the students were asked to come up with their own sausage designs. The winning flavour will be created and the student behind the creation will be awarded their prize on the food demonstration stage at Porkstock.

Winners of School’s Sausage Competition Revealed

19th September 2017

The winning flavours of Cranswick’s Design Your Own Sausage school outreach programme were announced at this year’s Freedom Festival. The school award presentations took place over the Freedom Festival weekend in Queen’s Garden alongside a programme of inspiring cooking demonstrations and talks.​  Above: Trotters accept their award

Cranswick Entertain the Crowds at This Year’s Hull Freedom Festival

12th September 2017

Cranswick, Headline Sponsors of the 2017 Freedom Festival, were delighted to host a space at this year’s festival in Queen’s Gardens. The family-friendly festival which saw over 150,000 visitors descend into Hull’s city centre over the weekend, celebrates the city’s independent spirit and historic contribution to the cause of Freedom through creative culture.

Cranswick Inspire Students through Outreach Programme

20th July 2017

Cranswick, Headline Sponsors of the 2017 Freedom Festival, are giving local school children the chance to compete in designing exciting new flavours of sausage that could be served to visitors at this year’s festival. 

Cranswick Successfully Complete More Together Challenge

17th July 2017

Cranswick have raised over £13,500 for various local charities following their completion of the More Together charity initiative. Cranswick teams have participated in the Yorkshire Three Peaks challenge, Total Warrior obstacle race and the Humber Bridge Family Walk & Fun Day.  

Woodall’s Charcuterie Wins Coveted Good Pig Award at Good Farm Animal Welfare Awards 2017

4th July 2017

Woodall’s Charcuterie has been awarded the prestigious Good Pig Award by the Good Farm Animal Welfare Awards.  The awards, organized by the world’s leading animal welfare organisation, Compassion in World Farming, took place on 28th June.

Cranswick Win Training Scheme of the Year 2017 at the Meat Management Awards

2nd July 2017

Cranswick has received an award for the second year running at the prestigious Meat Management Awards. This year, the business has been recognised for its successful Management Development Programme after winning recognition for the Graduate Training scheme in 2016. The programme was developed to provide employees with the opportunity for continuous learning through tailored training and development. 

Cranswick Employee Helena Field a Finalist in Young Manager of the Year Award

1st July 2017

Cranswick are pleased to congratulate Helena Field for being named as a Finalist in the Young Manager of the Year Award at this year’s Meat Management Awards.

Cranswick Team Beat Total Warrior Challenge

29th June 2017

On Saturday 24th June, 33 Cranswick employees dared to complete the challenging Total Warrior obstacle course in Leeds, as part of ongoing charity project, More Together. This was the second activity to be successfully completed in the More Together calendar, with a team of over 377 members from across 17 Hull based businesses participating in the event. The Cranswick team, confronted with mud, fire and ice, endured 12 kilometres and 30 obstacles to finish the event and raise over £3,000 for a range of charities.

Cranswick Team Take to the Track in Humber Bridge Sportive

25th June 2017

This year’s Humber Bridge Sportive, of which Cranswick were Principal Partners, saw 750 cyclists cycle to raise money for The Ellie Penrose Fund. The Cranswick team geared up for the sell-out event on Saturday 18th June which has raised over £20,000 for the charity. The event, now in its fourth year, offered riders a choice of either 22 mile, 42 mile or 62 miles route which commenced alongside Family Fun Day celebrations at Hesslewood Hall for family and friends.

Cranswick plc: Annual report 2017

23rd June 2017

The full report and accounts are now available here (for online viewing) and here (for printing)

Freedom Festival Launch Spectacular Line-Up to Celebrate 10th Anniversary

19th June 2017

Hull’s Freedom Festival is shaping up to be the biggest event in the City of Culture’s calendar, after Executive Director, Jenny Howard-Coombes, exclusively launched this year’s jam-packed programme which will be played out during 1st – 3rd September.