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Faccenda Foods beats tough market to post solid results

January 5, 2018

Brackley, UK – Faccenda Foods, one of the UK’s leading food companies, has filed annual results for the 2017 financial year. While top line growth was broadly flat, from £523m to £520 million, operating profit rose from £7.7 million to £11.7 million.Despite the challenging market, Faccenda’s continued investment throughout its supply chain, together with a continued focus on greater efficiency and productivity, contributed to improved overall financial performance.Reflecting on the…

Statement Regarding CMA Clearance of our Proposed Joint Venture

December 7, 2017

We are excited to announce that we have received approval from the UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) to create a leading UK food company focused on chicken, turkey and duck. Faccenda Foods will join Cargill’s UK fresh chicken business form the standalone joint venture.We are very pleased with the decision of the CMA and we currently anticipate that we will be operating as a standalone joint venture by end…

Our progress tackling modern slavery

November 27, 2017

In April 2016 we published our modern slavery statement and policy, and our first progress update followed in October of the same year. This update details what further progress we have made in the subsequent 12 months, to minimise the likelihood of unacceptable labour practices occurring in our business or supply chain.

Cargill and Faccenda Foods to combine their fresh chicken, turkey and duck activities to create a leading UK food business

September 25, 2017

(LONDON) 25 September, 2017 – Cargill and Faccenda Foods have agreed to establish a joint venture to create a leading UK food company focused on chicken, turkey and duck. The new company will have the capability to respond to changing customer needs in the retail and food service sectors with a strategy for growth. The formation of this joint venture is subject to clearance by the relevant regulatory authorities.Cargill’s fresh…

Faccenda Foods named Manufacturer of the Year

June 29, 2017

Brackley, UK – Faccenda Foods has been named Meat Management’s Manufacturer of the Year for 2017.  Voted for by readers of Meat Management, this is the second time Faccenda have scooped the top prize in the last 3 years, winning previously in 2015. In a challenging market Faccenda has continued to invest throughout its supply chain and on important issues, like food safety and animal welfare, with a particular focus on tackling Campylobacter and…