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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.

Cranswick acquires Crown Chicken 

11 Apr 2016

UK meat group Cranswick has acquired integrated poultry company CCL Holdings and its subsidiary Crown Chicken for GBP40m (US$56.5m). 

Cranswick sees "positive trading" in 2015 

5 Apr 2016

UK meat firm Cranswick said that it continued to see the "positive trend" in sales as it rounded out 2015, with an increase in fourth-quarter sales by both value and volume. 

Dunbia deal speculation gathers pace

1 Apr 2016

Speculation is mounting over the ownership of Dunbia, the UK meat processor, after fresh reports in the UK and Ireland.

Cranswick Q3 sales jump on volume growth, good Christmas

28 Jan 2016

UK meat processor Cranswick has reported a rise in revenues for the third quarter.

Cranswick adds to UK branded range with Welly

18 Jan 2016

Cranswick, the UK food processor, has added to its range of branded meat products on sale in its domestic market with the launch of cooked meats brand Welly.

Cranswick enjoys H1 profit rise on sales, cost control

30 Nov 2015

Half-year profits at UK meat processor Cranswick have jumped on the back of underlying sales growth, last year's acquisition of poultry group Benson Park and a tighter focus on costs.

Cranswick sales accelerate in Q2

1 Oct 2015

Cranswick, the UK-based meat processor, today (1 October) reported a 10% rise in first-half revenue, with sales accelerating in the second quarter of its financial year.

Food industry results in brief - Yakult, Pilgrim's Pride, Lala

31 Jul 2015

The results announced this week included improving sales and profits at Yakult, better earnings but lower sales at US poultry group Pilgrim's Pride and growth at Mexican dairy processor Grupo Lala.

Food industry results in brief - Tiger Brands, Total Produce, Cranswick

26 May 2015

South Africa's Tiger Brands grabbed the headlines this week with news of the over-stating of sales at its Kenyan arm inflating local profits last year. Elsewhere, Ireland's Total Produce lifted its earnings forecast and said it was on the look-out for more M&A. UK meat group Cranswick reported mixed annual results.




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