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We are today announcing a new strategic commitment to remove all non-recyclable and avoidable plastic from across our business. This will form a major part of our new Group sustainability strategy “Second Nature” which will seek to address key issues across the whole life cycle impact of our products from farm to fork, eliminate waste and move towards a circular economy.
Cranswick have announced their partnership with The Institute for Global Food Security at Queen’s University Belfast to help lead one of the world’s largest food safety projects across Europe and China. The European Horizon 2020 programme have secured €10 million towards an EU-China partnership to improve food safety, combat food fraud and restore consumer trust.
On Saturday 10th June, almost 100 Cranswick employees completed the gruelling Yorkshire Three Peaks challenge as part of an ongoing charity initiative, More Together. Along with 17 other Hull based businesses, a total of 550 people battled through the challenging weather conditions, in a bid to raise money for various charities. The group climbed a total of 1,585 metres during the challenge, which took in the summits of Pen-y-ghent, Whernside and Ingleborogh.
On Saturday 10th June, a group of 4 Cranswick employees raised £2,129 as part of the gruelling Samworth Charity Challenge. The team, consisting of John Leonard, Matt Briggs, Andrew Toon and Dan McCormack, endured an 8.9 mile run up Skiddaw Mountain (3000ft of climbing), a 4.5 mile canoe row and a 20 mile bike ride whilst having to navigate an obstacle course in a bid to collect points along the way.
The charity, established in 1992, provides specialist palliative care for patients with incurable illnesses throughout the Hull and East Riding of Yorkshire region. Their care is provided by a multi-disciplinary team and includes in-patient care, day therapy units, family support, physiotherapy and occupational therapy. Since their services are provided free of charge to patients and their families, Dove House Hospice rely heavily on support from the local community.
Cranswick has been recognised for its leading approach to sustainability at this year’s Made in Yorkshire Awards. The event, which was held at the Royal Armouries in Leeds on Thursday 20th April, is organised by Insider Media with the aim of celebrating successful companies based in Yorkshire and the Humber region.
Cranswick were pleased to attend the crowning of Yorkshire’s Best Young Chef at The Golden Apron 2017 competition as one of the main event sponsors. Celebrating its fourth year, the awards are run by James Mackenzie, the chef and owner of the Michelin-starred Pipe and Glass, the Yorkshire Wolds Cookery School and farming company JSR.
Cranswick is proud to sponsor this year’s Humber Bridge Sportive event as principal partner. The sportive, which will take place on 18th June, challenges cyclists of all riding abilities to participate in one of three different routes planned.
Cranswick plc has signed up to a unique charity project called “More Together” with several other businesses in the East Riding of Yorkshire. The project will challenge Cranswick employees to compete in three different physical activities in a bid to raise money for charitable causes in the upcoming summer months. Whether it is hiking 24 miles across the Yorkshire Three Peaks, battling through 30 obstacles in the Total Warrior challenge or walking 4 miles across the Humber Bridge in fancy dress, there is an opportunity for all employees to get involved.