Keep up to date with the latest news from Cranswick. 

Cranswick Sutton Fields cooked meat site completed the second part of their Six Peaks Challenge

15th July 2021

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! 

£30,000 raised for Hull4Heroes!

9th July 2021

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.

Sutton Fields tackled a beach clean at Fraisthorpe Beach

15th June 2021

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.


8th June 2021

We’re excited to announce that the team at Cranswick Continental Foods in Bury has taken the first steps in becoming a Net Zero business, by achieving Carbon Neutral specification to PAS 2060 Standard. This key milestone means that the site has minimised carbon emissions while introducing an approved emission reduction plan to ensure the continued reduction of its carbon footprint. To offset remaining emissions, investment has been made into verified conservation and reforestation projects.

Cranswick sites partner with Hull for Heroes

5th May 2021

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 awarded Tier 1 status from BBFAW for the fifth consecutive year

30th March 2021

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.  

Two further sites achieve carbon neutral accreditation

18th March 2021

Following the announcement that Cranswick has joined The Climate Pledge, we’re delighted to announce that two further sites have now been awarded Carbon Neutral certification PAS 2060.

Cranswick donates over 1,150 laptops to school children in East Hull

5th March 2021

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 is the first UK agri-food business to join The Climate Pledge

17th February 2021

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. 


4th February 2021

Cranswick, a leading UK food producer, today provides an update on trading for the 13 weeks to 26 December 2020. Click here to read the update

Milton Keynes is our first carbon neutral site!

26th November 2020

Congratulations to our team at Cranswick Convenience Foods, Milton Keynes, who have been awarded Carbon Neutral certification PAS 2060. This is a great achievement for the site and a key milestone for the group’s journey to become Net Zero carbon emissions by 2040. Reducing carbon From a baseline year of 2017, carbon emissions have been reduced by 50% to 5,610 tons of carbon in 2020. This has been achieved by: 

Wayland Farms Win at The National Pig Awards

17th November 2020

​​We are proud to announce that Wayland Farms, part of our agricultural division, has won three awards in the National Pig Awards this year, in the categories of:

Cranswick eclipses international food waste reduction target

24th September 2020

Cranswick plc. has surpassed the Champions 12.3 Target set in the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) which seeks to halve food waste and loss by 2030; instead achieving a 61% reduction in edible food waste across the business in under three years. The reduction represents the elimination of over 4,216 tonnes of food waste, and waste now accounts for just 0.4% of total food produced.

Three award wins at the Meat Management Industry Awards.

17th September 2020

​We are thrilled to announce that Cranswick have won in three categories at this years Meat Management Industry Awards! Our Sainsburys TtD British Pork Crackling Roast Joint from our Fresh Pork site in Preston, Hull was named winner in the category ‘Best Pork Product’. The Aldi Specially Selected Butter Basted Roast Chicken Breast from our Convenience site at Barnsley, was named winner in the category ‘Best Poultry Product’. Furthermore, we are ecstatic that Cranswick PLC was also named ‘Manufacturer of the Year’.