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Keep up to date with the latest news from Cranswick. 

IFST Recognise Cranswick in Participation Scheme

15th November 2016

Cranswick has been awarded certification for their participation in the IFST Group Membership Scheme. The Institute of Food Science & Technology (IFST) are the leading independent qualifying body for food professionals in Europe. They are the only professional body in the UK who represent all areas of food science and technology. The institution aims to promote the advancement and application of food science and technology for the benefit, safety and health of the public.

Cranswick Win Award For Best Interactive Team

22nd October 2016

Cranswick was proud to attend the Yorkshire and Humber Skills Event held at the Elland Road stadium in Leeds on the 19th and 20th of October. The team, who were representing the diverse career prospects within the Food Manufacturing industry, took home the ‘Best Interactive Team’ award. Their enthusiastic demonstrations and engaging activities proved well-received amongst the high school pupils.

Cranswick Manager announced as a finalist in Young Manager of the Year Award

26th May 2016

Cranswick are pleased to announce that Lucy Beadle, Agricultural Supply Chain Manager, was a Finalist in the Young Manager of the Year Award at the Meat Management Awards.  Lucy joined Cranswick in 2014 on the Graduate Scheme and now works to support and develop our processes within our Agricultural team.  Lucy completed an agricultural degree at Harper Adams University.  

Cranswick wins 'Training Scheme of the Year'

26th May 2016

Cranswick has won the Training Scheme of the Year award at the Meat Management Awards, recognising the success of the Graduate Training Scheme.  The scheme has been running in it’s current form since March 2015  and has been designed to offer graduates a full overview of the Cranswick business.   Miranda Walker, HR Director, commented “this is a fantastic achievement for Cranswick and truly shows our hard work, dedication and commitment to attracting talented graduates into our business.”  

CRANSWICK PLC NAMED AS HEADLINE SPONSOR FOR FREEDOM FESTIVAL

6th April 2016

Cranswick plc has been announced as headline sponsor of Hull’s Freedom Festival for the next three years. The food producer and supplier, which employs more than 8,000 people in the East Riding, is extending its support of Hull’s biggest arts and culture event after sponsoring the Bridge Stage at the festival last year. Its Chief Executive said the long-term partnership underlined both organisations’ shared ambitions regarding social, cultural and economic regeneration of the region.

Cranswick proud to support new Livestock Innovation Centre

10th March 2016

A new £70 million innovation centre will bring together the food industry and academic researchers to transform the productivity of the UK livestock industry.  The Centre of Innovation Excellence in Livestock (CIELivestock) has been allocated £31.7 million funding from the Government’s Department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) to set up state-of-the-art facilities across the UK, providing the livestock industry with world-beating access to research. 

CRANSWICK WIN EXPORTER OF THE YEAR AT THE MEAT & POULTRY PROCESSING AWARDS 2016

4th March 2016

Cranswick has been named the Winner of Exporter of the Year at the 2016 Meat & Poultry Processing Awards organised by the Meat Trades Journal. Cranswick was shortlisted alongside C&K Meats and the Karro Food Group. The Awards took place on 3rd March 2016 at Radisson Blu Edwardian, Manchester Hotel, where the best in meat processing celebrated their achievements of the last year.

Finalist at the Meat & Poultry Processing Awards 2016

15th January 2016

Cranswick has been named as one of the finalists at the 2016 Meat & Poultry Processing Awards organised by the Meat Trades Journal. Cranswick has been shortlisted alongside C&K Meats and the Karro Food Group in the Exporter of the Year category. The final takes place on Thursday 3 March at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Manchester.

Yorkshire’s Best Young Chef Named

19th November 2015

A teenage catering student from Selby has been named as Yorkshire’s best young chef and received prizes to create a new food product for ASDA and a work placement with Cranswick. Alongside ASDA, Cranswick is proud to be one of the main sponsors and food suppliers for the Golden Apron 2015 competition, now in its third year. Kurtus Auty, 18, won the Golden Apron 2015 title in a keenly-fought final at the Pipe and Glass Inn at South Dalton, near Beverley this week.

Cranswick Sponsor 'Farm Africa' and 'Food for good'

13th November 2015

We are delighted at Cranswick to have become a sponsor of 'Farm Africa' and the 'Food for good' campaign, recognising the importance of tackling hunger through enabling farmers to become self-sufficient in educating them and giving them the tools to grow more and better crops from the land available to them.   Jim Brisby – Group Commercial Director – Cranswick plc.

Yorkshire’s Best Young Chef Named

12th November 2015

A teenage catering student from Selby has been named as Yorkshire’s best young chef and received prizes to create a new food product for ASDA and a work placement with Cranswick. Alongside ASDA, Cranswick is proud to be one of the main sponsors and food suppliers for the Golden Apron 2015 competition, now in its third year. Kurtus Auty, 18, won the Golden Apron 2015 title in a keenly-fought final at the Pipe and Glass Inn at South Dalton, near Beverley this week.

Lazenby’s in Hull Awarded Double A Grade in Meat Industry Standards

11th November 2015

Cranswick’s latest meat industry inspection has seen the Lazenby’s site in Hull achieve a Double A grade – the first Cranswick site to achieve this score. BRC Global Standard for Food Safety audit is an industry benchmark of compliance and the AA grading is a real achievement for the business.

Woodall’s by Cranswick has won three Great Taste Awards

26th August 2015

The Great Taste awards are run by the Guild of Fine Food and involve a judging panel of over 450 expert chefs, buyers, food writers and retailers who provide honest, straightforward feedback on products entered. Woodall’s three British Charcuterie air dried hams each scooped awards this year: Woodall’s Air Dried Cumbrian Ham - awarded two stars, Woodall’s Air Dried Royale Ham - awarded one star and Woodall’s Air Dried Black Combe Ham was awarded one star by the judges.

SuperMeat & Fish Christmas Awards 2015

6th August 2015

On 30th July 2015 the First annual SuperMeat & Fish Christmas Awards took place celebrating the best own label Christmas products to launch for Christmas 2015.  These awards recognise and reward excellence, innovation and quality of products.  The expert judges prepared and tested products within each category and awarded ‘Winner’ and ‘Highly Recommended’ to those products that truly stood out.

Cranswick proud to be supporting Hull's Freedom Festival 2015

21st July 2015

Cranswick is delighted to support creative talent that will take to the Bridge stage on the Marina during the 2015 Freedom Festival. As a Hull-based company we are a proud employer of people from across the city and to be involved in this fantastic community event is a privilege.