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Food groups urge UK government to do more to save tropical forests

5 Oct 2020

Major food groups have joined forces with large UK retailers and agri-food businesses to urge the country's government to do more to help tackle a key environmental problem.

Covid-19 food industry updates – Friday 18 September (free to read)

18 Sep 2020

just-food is providing daily updates on how the Covid-19 pandemic is affecting the world's packaged food sector.

UK meat, retail sectors sign up to initiative to halve waste and cut emissions

8 Jul 2020

UK meat processors, retailers and trade bodies have signed up to a new initiative to combat food waste and emissions.

Investor spotlight on animal protein over "pandemic risk"

3 Jun 2020

The global animal-protein industry is "vulnerable to zoonotic outbreaks and guilty of creating them", new research from an international investor group has claimed.

Covid-19 - Worker deaths reported at Cranswick plant in northern England

21 May 2020

It has been reported that a number of employees of UK meat-processing firm Cranswick have died from Covid-19.

Cranswick takes over White Rose Farms pig processing joint venture

11 Feb 2020

UK-based food manufacturer Cranswick said it has acquired the Buckle family's share of a pig processing joint venture.

UK group Cranswick announces earnings surprise

17 Jan 2020

Cranswick, the UK pork-to-olives supplier, today (17 January) released an unscheduled trading update to the market, boosting the company's shares.

Cranswick in charcuterie tie-up with Spain's Costa Foods

13 Jan 2020

UK manufacturer Cranswick has entered into an agreement to distribute pork and charcuterie products manufactured in Spain in its domestic market.

UK meat firm Cranswick buys local pork business Packington

17 Dec 2019

UK-based food manufacturer Cranswick, which specialises in meat production, has acquired a locally-based pork business.

Cranswick CEO Adam Couch on M&A in the UK, sustainability and the rise of the market for alternatives to meat – the just-food interview, part 2

8 Oct 2019

In part two of our exclusive interview, Cranswick CEO Adam Couch chews the fat on how the UK meat group views issues from plant-based to Brexit.

Cranswick CEO Adam Couch on African swine fever crisis and UK group's ambitions in poultry – the just-food interview, part 1

4 Oct 2019

In the first of a two-part interview with Cranswick CEO Adam Couch, the UK food group's boss talks African swine fever, ambitions in poultry and international M&A.

UK's Cranswick buys local Mediterranean food specialist Katsouris Brothers

29 Jul 2019

UK food manufacturer Cranswick has announced it has acquired a local Mediterranean food products business for GBP43.5m (US$53.7m).

UK meat group Cranswick issues warning on margins

8 Feb 2019

Cranswick, the UK-based food manufacturer, saw its shares slide after issuing a warning on how a key margin metric could fare in the company's upcoming financial year.

Earnings summary - Post Holdings revises EBITDA guidance; Hershey estimates Amplify boost - but Q4 profits miss; Unilever's foods, refreshments beat total sales growth; Saputo pressure on Q3 underlying profits

2 Feb 2018

just-food presents the key metrics from company financials in bitesize format, with analyst insight and social media comment alongside graphs illustrating a business' historical performance to give you an easy-to-read digest of the numbers you need to know.

Earnings summary - Conagra Brands sees income rise; General Mills revises full-year guidance

21 Dec 2017

just-food presents the key metrics from company financials in bitesize format, with analyst insight and social media comment alongside graphs illustrating a business' historical performance to give you an easy-to-read digest of the numbers you need to know.

Suppliers to Tesco to issue data on food waste

21 Sep 2017

More than 20 of Tesco's "largest food suppliers" are to publish data on the food waste from their own operations, the retail giant has announced.

Moy Park and Cranswick amongst businesses urging fast progress in Brexit talks

18 Sep 2017

UK meat giants Moy Park and Cranswick have added their names to a letter signed by more than 100 major businesses calling on the participants in the Brexit negotiations to make urgent progress in the next round of talks.

'No deal' Brexit could result in UK food price hike, warns retail body

18 Sep 2017

The British Retail Consortium (BRC) is warning UK consumers could pay nearly a third more for everyday food items in the event of the country not striking a Brexit trade deal with the EU.

Cranswick posts meaty jump in Q1 revenue

24 Jul 2017

UK meat processor Cranswick today (24 July) booked a 27% rise in first-quarter revenue, pointing to "strong" domestic volumes and growth from all its product categories.

Cranswick books higher FY sales, earnings

23 May 2017

Cranswick today (23 May) reported improved annual revenue and profits, with sales growth coming from the UK meat supplier's recent acquisitions and from its underlying business.

Cranswick reports "strong" Q3 volumes

2 Feb 2017

Cranswick, the UK food group, today (2 February) reported higher third-quarter revenue, helped by "strong" growth in volumes.

Cranswick to open new UK plant

29 Nov 2016

Cranswick, the UK food group, is to open a new factory to expand the production of its olives, antipasti and pizza toppings arm Continental Fine Foods.

Cranswick H1 sales, profits buoyed by lower input prices

29 Nov 2016

Cranswick today (29 November) booked higher half-year sales and earnings, with lower input prices driving the UK-listed meat processor's "strong" volume growth.

Cranswick buys Dunbia pork unit

16 Nov 2016

UK meat group Cranswick has announced the acquisition of pork processing assets owned by Northern Ireland-based meat group Dunbia. 

Cranswick revenue lifted by volumes, M&A

25 Jul 2016

Cranswick, the UK meat group, reported an 11% rise in revenue for the three months to end-June, boosted by "strong" volume growth and the contribution from acquired businesses. 

Greencore pays GBP15m for Cranswick sandwich businesses

25 Jul 2016

Convenience food maker Greencore announced today (25 July) that it has acquired The Sandwich Factory Holdings from Cranswick, in a deal valued at GBP15m (US$19.7m). 

Brexit – What will it mean for the food industry? Live reaction

24 Jun 2016

UK voters have spoken: Britain will leave the European Union. With the vote tally now reporting 51.9% of people back leaving commentators are turning to the future with uncertainty. What will Brexit mean for the food sector? 

Volume growth lifts Cranswick FY sales, margins 

24 May 2016

Higher volumes have enabled UK meat group Cranswick to book a jump in full-year sales and earnings. 

Cranswick olive brand Bodega makes grain salad, antipasti debut

13 May 2016

Bodega, the olive business that is part of Cranswick's continental fine foods division, has announced the launch of a grain salad range and a selection platter in the UK.

Cranswick swoops for another UK poultry business - analysis

13 Apr 2016

Cranswick, the UK meat processor, has its origins in pigs but this week the company struck its second deal in the country's poultry sector in 18 months. The new asset, Crown Chicken, does not yet supply the UK's major supermarket chains but the market reacted positively to the deal. Dean Best reports.

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