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Comment: Multinationals face local challenge

Food companies in developed markets are increasingly looking to cash in on the potential offered by high-growth emerging markets. But as dat...

UK pork group Cranswick open to more M&A

UK pork group Cranswick has said it is open to making more acquisitions and will continue to chase opportunities for growth in a bid to deve...

What the analysts say: Cranswick FY

UK pork group Cranswick this morning (20 April) booked an increase in adjusted annual earnings and in sales. Profits exceeded analysts' expe...

The week ahead - M&S, Dairy Crest FYs, Hormel H1s

UK meat processor Cranswick, dairy group Dairy Crest and Marks and Spencer, perhaps the most scrutinised name on the country's high street,...

Latest Interviews

just-food interview: Cranswick's export ambitions 21 May 2014

Katy Askew

UK pork processor Cranswick processes one-quarter of pigs reared in the country - and the company has ambitions to increase its throughput further still. As we heard in part one of the just-food interview, Cranswick is driving domestic growth through a focus on innovation. It also has an eye on overseas expansion with strong export growth helping to propel sales expansion. Chief executive Adam Couch spoke to just-food about Cranswick's drive to raise production levels and increase exports.

Interview: Relevance key to Cranswick growth 20 May 2014

Katy Askew

UK pork processor Cranswick has grown sales over the past year through some significant contract wins and adjustments to its product mix. The company has also successfully negotiated higher prices despite weak economic sentiment and fierce competition between the country's largest retailers. One of the keys to Cranswick's success has been innovation to keep its product portfolio relevant, CEO Adam Couch told just-food in part one of the just-food interview.

Latest News

H1 underlying earnings up at Cranswick 24 Nov 2014

Hannah Abdulla

UK pork processor Cranswick reported higher underlying profit but a dip in reported earnings for the first half of the year.

Cranswick expands in poultry with Benson Park buy 23 Oct 2014

Katy Askew

UK pork processor Cranswick has expanded its presence in the UK poultry category through the acquisition of premium cooked poultry firm Benson Park.

Cranswick expects return to growth after Q2 slump 6 Oct 2014

Katy Askew

UK pork group Cranswick insisted this morning (6 October) it is well "well-placed to deliver further growth" in what remain "competitive" markets, despite a dip in second-quarter sales.

Heck eyes "premium" sausage leadership 15 Sep 2014

Dean Best

UK sausage maker Heck Foods wants to become the leading producer of upmarket bangers in the country, the private-equity firm that has become a minority investor in the company has said.

Cranswick Q1 "in line with expectations" 28 Jul 2014

Dean Best

UK meat supplier Cranswick today (28 July) reported trading in its first quarter had been in line with the company's expectations.

Latest blogs

Western Australia, China strengthen ties via food industry 9 Jun 2014

Hannah Abdulla

Western Australia is strengthening its ties to China via the food industry.

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