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Work experience is vital to supporting schools and helping communities to thrive. Our new Virtual Work Experience Pack developed with the Education Alliance, helps students understand what career opportunities in our industry can look like via virtual content, as they have been unable to physically attend work experience.
We are excited to announce that our Katsouris Brothers brand Cypressa has launched its new look with an updated website: www.cypressa.co.uk. This is the first step of a wider project to create an updated look for the brand that captures the authenticity and family values of Cypressa.
We have been made aware of footage of our farms, filmed by Open Cages, following on from a number of separate incursions. The film shows a small number of our chickens suffering on farms operated by Cranswick and these birds should have been removed as part of our standard high welfare procedures.
Cranswick are proud members of the Food for Good network, supporting Farm Africa to unlock the potential of agriculture to transform rural Africa. Farm Africa is a UK-based charitable organisation set up in 1985 that works with farmers, pastoralists and forest communities in eastern Africa. The charity provides training to help these groups to grow more food, look after their livestock and make a living using their natural resources sustainably.
Cranswick has become the first UK agri-food business to sign The Climate Pledge, alongside leading companies such as Iceland, Unilever and Microsoft. Being committed to short-term and long-term goals means we can accelerate where appropriate and investigate how we can move forward strategically to ensure everything we're doing accommodates people and planet.
Cranswick plc has today received approval on industry leading 2030 Science Based Targets which will see it reduce scope 1, 2 and 3 emissions to the level required to keep global warming to 1.5 degrees – the most ambitious goal set of the Paris Agreement. These targets have been validated by The Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi).
On July 10th and 11th a team from the Cranswick Sutton Fields cooked meat site completed the second part of their Six Peaks Challenge having completed the Yorkshire Three Peaks in June. The group successfully climbed all three mountains on the National challenge – Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdon within the 24hrs deadline. The challenge pushed the group both mentally and physically to their limits, but as a team, they persevered!
We are over the moon to announce that we have reached the half way mark of our fundraising target! Over the weekend, a group of our directors and colleagues from across the business took on the Yorkshire Three Peaks challenge, bringing our fundraising amount to £30,000. This is half way to our target of £60,000 to raise money for the Hull4Heroes Veterans Village build in the next year.
Last week, a team of volunteers from Sutton Fields tackled a beach clean at Fraisthorpe Beach in conjunction with Yorkshire Wildlife Trust in support of the Great British Spring Clean and Word Ocean Day. Yorkshire Wildlife Trust run a project called Waves of Waste which supports volunteers in undertaking beach cleans across Yorkshire's coast. During each clean, all litter collected is recorded and fed into a database collected by Keep Britain Tidy and analysed to determine trends occurring.
Cranswick Preston, Riverside & King George dock sites have chosen to partner with Hull4Heroes and support their Veterans Build Project throughout the next year. The charity aim is to give back to those who nobly served their country by helping our heroes transition back to civilian life and helping ex service personnel and their families build the future they deserve in the project’s, transitional veterans village (pictured right).
Cranswick is the only meat processor to have achieved Tier 1 status in the global Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare (BBFAW), proudly retaining this position for what is now the fifth consecutive year. There are only four companies in Tier One; Cranswick, M&S, Noble Foods and Waitrose out of a list of 150 businesses benchmarked. The report confirms those companies appearing in Tier 1 as the global leaders on farm animal welfare.
Hull based food producer Cranswick plc has donated over 1,150 laptops to primary aged school children in East Hull to ensure that all this age group have access to a laptop at home. Cranswick was established in the East Riding of Yorkshire in 1974 and has strong ties to Hull. They operate six manufacturing sites and employ almost 5,000 people in the city, making them one of the largest employers in the area.
Cranswick has joined The Climate Pledge, a commitment co-founded by Amazon and Global Optimism to meet the goals of The Paris Agreement 10 years early, along with world leading companies such as Microsoft and Unilever.