Keep up to date with the latest news from Cranswick. 

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

Acquisition of leading Mediterranean Foods Business

29th July 2019

The Group announces today that it has acquired the whole of the issued share capital of Katsouris Brothers Limited. Katsouris Brothers is a leading processor and multi-channel supplier of Continental and Mediterranean food products.


26th July 2019

We are proud to announce that Cranswick was awarded Manufacturer 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. 


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.

Cranswick Recognised as Industry Leaders for Projects in Food Waste and Distribution

12th October 2018

Cranswick have been recognised as industry leaders for their projects on food waste and food redistribution at the Waste2zero Award ceremony which took place at St James's Square in London last week.    Food waste remains one of the biggest challenges facing the food and hospitality industry, therefore to be recognised as a major food production business to win this award is a monumental achievement.  

Combatting Food Loss and Waste

25th September 2018

For every two tonnes of food we eat in the UK, another tonne is wasted. Much of this waste occurs in the supply chain, before food products hit the supermarket shelves. In the manufacturing sector alone, 1.85 million tonnes of food is wasted each year.  

Cranswick Proud to Headline Sponsor the Freedom Festival

7th September 2018

The annual Freedom Festival in Hull has evolved into one of the UK’s most distinctive and international arts festivals, exploring themes of freedom such as democracy and equality whilst also celebrating the city’s unique history of it’s involvement in the abolition of the slave trade. As Cranswick’s native city, they were proud to support the festival as the headline sponsor for the 3rd year running.