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Keep up to date with the latest news from Cranswick. 

Cranswick wins Best Food & Beverage plc

13th April 2015

 Cranswick was awarded the Best Food & Beverage PLC at the UK Stock Market Awards 2015 which were held at the Sheraton Park Lane Hotel, London on 26 March 2015. The awards recognise and reward all that is great about publicly-listed British firms, the equity market which they choose to operate within and their enormous contribution to the United Kingdom's economy.   Further details of the awards can be found here: www.stockmarketawards.com

Cranswick plc: Trading statement for the year ended 31 March 2015

9th April 2015

The Group finished the year with a strong financial quarter. The Board expects to report a trading performance for the year ended 31 March 2015 in line with its expectations.  View full statement >

Cranswick wins ‘Environmental Initiative of the Year'

2nd March 2015

The Meat & Poultry Processing Awards 2015 were held at the Hilton Manchester Deansgate on 26 February 2015. Following a vote by a panel of industry peers, Cranswick was awarded the ‘Environmental Initiative of the Year’ for the second year running. The 2015 entry was based on the commitment to introduce energy saving technologies at two of the group’s processing sites.  Further details of the awards can be found here:  www.meatprocessingawards.co.uk

Listed Business of the Year Award

2nd March 2015

Cranswick was named Listed Business of the Year last night at a glittering ceremony at Leeds’ Queens Hotel for the 2015 Business Masters Awards. The awards celebrate the achievements of some of the most successful and innovative businesses in Yorkshire – and saw 33 different businesses appear on the shortlist for the 10 awards. Cranswick was shortlisted into three categories: Manufacturer (Large), Exporter (Large) and Listed Business – and came away with the final prized award. The awards dinner was hosted by the BBC's Damian Johnson in front of a packed audience. Adam Couch, Cranswick’s Chief Executive, commented: “As a business we are absolutely delighted to receive this award. It gives recognition to the hard work and dedication from the thousands of employees at Cranswick, working as one team".

Watch this space..

25th February 2015

Cranswick has also been shortlisted for three awards at the TheBusinessDesk.com's Business Masters Awards.  These awards celebrate the achievements of some of the most successful and innovative businesses in Yorkshire and will be presented at a black-tie event at the Queens Hotel in Leeds tomorrow night (Thursday 26th February). 33 different businesses appear on the shortlist for the 10 awards -with Cranswick shortlisted into the Manufacturer (Large), Exporter (Large) and Listed Business categories. Watch this space for more news………

Prestigious China Business Award for Cranswick

20th February 2015

Cranswick has won a distinguished award at the annual Yorkshire and Humber China Business Awards. The 2015 awards were held in Leeds on Tuesday (17th February) to celebrate the trade links between Yorkshire and China. The event is a central part of the Yorkshire and Humber Chinese New Year Business Dinner at Leeds' Civic Hall. This year there were three categories at the China Business Awards – one to recognise long-term experience and commitment to China, an award for a business just starting out in China and the final one for an established business.

Cranswick lead the way in animal welfare standards across pork producers

20th February 2015

Cranswick has been awarded a high rating in the recent Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare (BBFAW) report.  The UK based food company was placed within tier 1, demonstrating that it is seen to have animal welfare ‘integral to business strategy’. This is the highest grading awarded to any company in the pork production sector, with all competitors being placed within tiers 3-6. 

Pork producer sets its sights on China

16th February 2015

Monday, 19 January 2015 Cranswick Country Foods has flown the flag for UK food and drink as part of a ground-breaking trade trip to China with South West Norfolk MP and Environment Secretary Elizabeth Truss. Last week’s trip pursued new opportunities for UK producers to sell to Chinese consumers, giving companies like Cranswick Country Foods, which has a base in Norfolk, greater access to China’s valuable specialist food market—expected to be worth £39bn this year.

Cranswick plc: Third Quarter Trading Statement

29th January 2015

Trading during the 3rd quarter of the financial year was in line with the Board’s expectations. Christmas trading was strong, with December total and underlying sales well ahead year on year. View Full Statement

Cranswick wins Caterer Product Excellence Award

9th December 2014

Cranswick wins Caterer Product Excellence Award for it's Woodall's Royale Air-Dried Ham in the ‘Meat, Game, Poultry & Fish’ category Innovation in product development has been recognised at the 2014 Product Excellence Awards. Twenty-nine winners were recognised at a celebration on the 2nd December 2014 at Westminster Kingsway College, London. James Crease, Sales Manager for Woodall’s and colleague Amy Knibbs attended the event and proudly collected the award on the night.

Cranswick Wins Caterer Product Excellence Award

3rd December 2014

Cranswick wins Caterer Product Excellence Award for it's Woodall's Royale Air-Dried Ham in the ‘Meat, Game, Poultry & Fish’ category   Innovation in product development has been recognised at the 2014 Product Excellence Awards. Twenty-nine winners were recognised at a celebration on the 2nd December 2014 at Westminster Kingsway College, London.   James Crease, Sales Manager for Woodall’s and colleague Amy Knibbs attended the event and proudly collected the award on the night.  

Cranswick awarded 'Exporter of the Year'

24th November 2014

At the regions prestigious Hull Daily Mail Business Leaders Awards on November 20th, Cranswick was awarded 'Exporter of the Year' for its strategic approach to export. This is a fantastic achievement, WELL DONE to Ed and the team for their hard work on continuing to develop this arm of the business. All the winners from the night can be viewed here.

Cranswick Plc: Interim Results 2014

24th November 2014

Positive earnings momentum Cranswick today announces its unaudited results for the six months ended 30 September 2014.

Apprentice of the Year Awards - Winner!

18th November 2014

Cranswick Country Foods, Preston run a bespoke Butchery Apprenticeship programme of which there is only one if its kind in England. Paul Jenkinson joined our programme at its initiation in January 2013, and since then has progressed through his Apprenticeship with determination and commitment. Paul is proof that the opportunities delivered to young people via a scheme such as the Butchery Apprenticeship programme can add real value to their lives and deliver a progressive career path.

Acquisition of premium cooked meats business 22 Oct 2014

23rd October 2014

Cranswick, a leading UK food producer, announces that it has acquired the whole of the issued share capital of Benson Park Limited ("Benson Park").   Benson Park is a leading producer of premium British cooked poultry.  It supplies ingredients to customers which operate in the fast growing food to go sector of the retail multi-channel, convenience and foodservice markets.  This strategic acquisition moves Cranswick into a new protein sector broadening both the Group’s product range and its customer base.