News

Keep up to date with the latest news from Cranswick. 

Our Cranswick commitment to reducing food loss and waste

3rd October 2019

Since joining Champions 12.3 and making a public commitment to play our part in halving global food loss and waste, we’ve been working hard over the last 12 months to make a real impact. We are delighted to announce that in 2018 Cranswick achieved a 20% reduction of edible food waste against a 2017 baseline. We're well on our way to our 50% target by 2030. For more information, our Food Loss and Waste Strategy update can be found here.

Welcome to our 2019 Graduates

17th September 2019

We welcomed our new cohort of Graduates on Monday 9th September!  Georgina, Harry, Matthew, Millie, Neave, Rebecca and Sally will now embark on their two-year journey through our graduate scheme.

Gourmet Bacon presents Total Warrior cheque

20th August 2019

Our Gourmet Bacon site at Sherburn in Elmet welcomed Candle Lighters last week to present their total fund-raising efforts from Total Warrior back in June.

Undercover filming at Hogwood Farm

19th August 2019

We are aware of claims by an animal rights organisation that they have obtained undercover footage regarding welfare concerns at Hogwood Farm in Stratford-upon-Avon.  Hogwood Farm is not owned or operated by Cranswick plc altho

CRANSWICK WIN AT BUSINESS GREEN LEADER AWARDS

26th July 2019

We are proud to announce that Cranswick was awarded Manufacture of the Year at the Business Green Leader Awards in London.

Meat Business Women Welcomes Royalty At Their Recent Conference

17th May 2019

The Meat Business Women conference took place earlier this week on Tuesday 14th May at Painters Hall, London to a sell out audience of over 180 delegates. Cranswick's Technical Director, Jackie Carter is a member of the Meat Business Women Committee, helping to develop the image, culture and landscape of the meat industry to make it more attractive to female talent. They address these aims by hosting two networking events each year, whereby the recent conference held in London was a huge success.

Costa Coffee and Cranswick Join Forces for Hull Food Save Project

26th April 2019

Cranswick are pleased to announce that Costa Coffee have begun piloting the Food Waste Hero collection system in Hull. The new partnership is the latest advancement of Cranswick’s Hull Food Save Project, which is delivered with the help of OLIO, the free food sharing app. Costa Coffee will be piloting the scheme with daily collections from their Analby Park retail store, with a view to rolling out the scheme across other Costa stores in Hull.

Four Awards Received at the Annual British Pie Awards

8th April 2019

Cranswick Gourmet Pastry recently received four prestigious awards at the annual British Pie Awards ceremony.  Hosted in Melton Mowbray, the home of the humble pork pie, the awards saw over 800 products entered into the categories celebrating the very best pies of Britain's pies.  The awards were founded in 2009, and since that time have judged over 8,000 entries. 

Cranswick winners of two awards at the Asda meat, fish and poultry conference

4th April 2019

The Cranswick Asda team, based in Hull, have been congratulated as they received two awards for Sustainability and Volume at the recent Asda Meat, Fish and Poultry conference. 

CRANSWICK APPRENTICE WINS BIG AT ANNUAL INSTITUTE OF MEAT/WORSHIPFUL COMPANY OF BUTCHERS PRIZE GIVING

7th March 2019

Cranswick apprentice Jack White has not only won the award for Best Meat Processing Apprentice 2018, but the ultimate prize of 2018 Champion Meat Apprentice of the Year prize at this year’s Annual Institute of Meat /Worshipful Company of Butchers prize giving, held in London on Thursday 21st February 2019.  

Cranswick Celebrates Achieving BBFAW Tier One Ranking for Third Consecutive Year

26th February 2019

Cranswick has been awarded the highest performance ranking of Tier One in the global Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare (BBFAW) for the third consecutive year, cementing its position as a global leader in the sector. Backed by Compassion in World Farming and World Animal Protection, the award recognises Cranswick as the only food manufacturer to achieve Tier One “leadership” ranking for the third consecutive year. Other companies which were awarded the highest ranking for animal welfare included Co-op Group (Switzerland), Marks & Spencer, Noble Foods and Waitrose.

Cranswick Recognised in 'Social Responsibility' Category at the Employee Engagement Awards

28th January 2019

The Annual Employee Engagement Awards boasts itself as the first and only global dedicated Employee Engagement awards ceremony, which was held in London on the 24th January. 

Colin Stone announced as winner of Special Achievement of the Year at the 2018 National Pig Awards

27th November 2018

Colin Stone, Breeding Farms Manager at Wayland Farms, received the award for Special Achievement of the Year at the 2018 National Pig Awards. Wayland Farms, a division of Cranswick plc, received this prestigious award in recognition of the proactive and extensive work they have undertaken in recent years; implementing a wide range of alternative management and health control strategies to reduce antimicrobial use, without compromising health and maintaining the very best pig performance.