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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…

Faccenda Foods looking beyond challenging markets

January 16, 2017

Brackley, UK – Faccenda Foods, one of the UK’s leading food companies, has filed annual results for the 2016 financial year that reflect a continuation of the previous year’s tough trading environment. While top line growth was broadly flat, from £526m to £523 million, operating profit reflected continued price deflation, at £7.7 million.Despite the challenging market Faccenda has continued to invest throughout its supply chain, including new fresh despatch facilities…

Congratulations to the Faccenda award winners

Congratulations to two Faccenda colleagues who won at the prestigious British Poultry Council Awards, which recognise the achievements of those within the poultry industry.  Our Technical Director, David Keeble was presented with a Distinguished Service award, while Farm Manager Sean Harrison was named the BPC/Zoetis Trainee of the Year.David has been instrumental in both our work to combat Campylobacter and also at an industry level supporting, the BPC and the Acting on Campylobacter…

How we’re tackling human trafficking and modern slavery

October 17, 2016

In April this year we published our modern slavery statement and policy ahead of the required date so that we could take action and strengthen this vital component of our ethical supply chain. This update outlines the progress we have made in the subsequent six months to minimise the likelihood of unacceptable labour practices occurring in our business or our supply base.

New joint venture to deliver unique proposition in cooked poultry

August 5, 2016

Plymouth, UK, Dartmouth Foods and Faccenda Foods have announced the creation of a new joint venture that will combine the respective skills of the two foods businesses and deliver growth, efficiency and a unique proposition for customers.  The new venture will retain the Dartmouth Foods name, capitalising on its strong brand and reputation for quality.Starting with duck, the new joint venture will integrate cooked poultry operations into the Faccenda Foods…