CFA welcomes new member – Cranswick plc

CFA is pleased to welcome a new member company – Cranswick plc. Jackie Carter, the company’s Group Technical Director said: “I am delighted we are joining the Chilled Food Association alongside our peers and look forward to a long, productive and mutually beneficial relationship.” Established in the 1970s by a group of Yorkshire farmers, Cranswick has grown to become one of the UK’s largest food producers, with revenue approaching £1.9bn, all whilst staying true to their ethos – to create authentically made, sustainably produced British food, without compromise. Its core market is the UK, operating from 16 facilities, with a […]

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CFA supporting WRAP re water security

CFA is a supporter of waste reduction charity WRAP’s new road map for water security. As well as businesses continuing to increase water use efficiency, WRAP expects that the UK food and drink industry will meet an overall target (by 2030) of ensuring that 50 percent of fresh food is sourced from areas with sustainable water management.

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A decade of Chilled Education recognised

CFA’s initiative to address a skills gap in chilled food production is 10 years old. Representatives from industry and education have sent warm messages of thanks and support. “There is much to be optimistic about” Patrick Coveney, CEO of Greencore Group plc (and CFA member company) explains Chilled Education’s significance to the chilled food sector:y) explains Chilled Education’s significance to the chilled food sector: “I send congratulations to the CFA for ten years of its Chilled Education initiative. At its inception it was addressing a massive skills gap in the industry. “Over the decade we’ve seen graduates, inspired by Chilled […]

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