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Faccenda Foods launches search for the next generation of engineers

May 25, 2016

Brackley, UK – Faccenda Foods, one of the UK’s leading food companies, is holding an engineering open day at its Brackley facility to help inspire the next generation of engineers.   On Tuesday 31st May young adults from across the region are being encouraged to find out more about a career as an engineer, working in one of the UK’s largest food producers.   The open day is taking place…

An interview with…Andy Thompson, Marketing Manager at Red Tractor Assurance.

September 3, 2015

Recently, we spoke to Andy Thompson, Marketing Manager at Red Tractor Assurance, who shed some light on what he is currently working on, and how his work affects us here at Faccenda Foods.   What is your role at Red Tractor (RT)? As the Marketing Manager my responsibility is two-fold, first is to get as many people as possible to recognise the RT logo. The logo has been around for…

Calling all Chicken Runners….

April 17, 2015

We strongly believe in supporting local community events. Faccenda Foods is again sponsoring Brackley Running Club’s annual 10k race, aptly called Chicken Run. The event takes place on Sunday 14th June at 9:30am from Brackley Park and is open to all abilities. For further information and running fees, please visit www.brackleyrunningclub.co.uk. Now in its sixth year, the event features both a challenging and beginner friendly route, marshalled with military precision.

Faccenda Foods Acquires Cherry Valley Foods

March 10, 2015

We are pleased to confirm that Faccenda Foods have acquired the successful duck producer, Cherry Valley Foods.   Like Faccenda, Cherry Valley is a vertically integrated food business controlling the whole supply chain including agriculture and operations. With a turnover of £45m and 320 employees it has been supplying the UK market for six decades and is a major supplier to the food service sector.   The acquisition means that…

Faccenda Foods sees fourth consecutive year of improved results

January 19, 2015

Brackley, UK – Faccenda Foods, one of the UK’s leading food companies, has filed annual results showing a strong performance for the 2013/14 financial year. The results showed year-on-year top line growth of 12% to £520 million and an increase in pre- tax profits to just over £15 million. Faccenda Foods is a vertically integrated poultry focused business providing fresh and convenience food solutions for the UK retail and food…

Faccenda Foods guarantees £7 per hour pay rate

July 15, 2014

Brackley, UK – Faccenda Foods, one of the UK’s leading food companies with a turnover of over £400m, has confirmed that all of its employees are now paid a minimum of £7 per hour. Commenting on the pay guarantee, Faccenda Foods Managing Director Andy Dawkins said, “Fair pay is fundamental to Faccenda Foods’ commitment to providing a great experience to our customers. Only a highly skilled, motivated workforce that takes…

Faccenda Foods donates Fun Run money to local Brackley school

July 9, 2014

Brackley UK – Faccenda Foods, one of the UK’s leading food companies, has raised £500 for local school Magdalen College. The money, which was raised at a barbeque organised by Faccenda at the Brackley 10km Chicken Run will go towards supporting student involvement in sporting events in the county. Ian Colling, Head teacher of Magdalen College School, said: “We are very grateful to Faccenda for their generous donation. We have…

Faccenda Foods employee is Young Manager of the Year

June 27, 2014

Rob Bywater from Brackley wins Meat Management Industry Award Brackley, UK – Faccenda Foods, one of the UK’s leading food companies, congratulates Rob Bywater on winning the prestigious Young Manager of the Year award at a ceremony in London. The award was open to individuals in the meat industry who are 32 years old and under. It recognises Rob Bywater’s work ethic and success as an upcoming and dynamic individual….

Faccenda Foods takes home prize from the Pig and Poultry Marketing Awards

May 9, 2014

Faccenda named Processor of the Year Brackley, UK – Faccenda Foods one of the UK’s leading food companies, won the prestigious Processor Of The Year Award at the Pig and Poultry Marketing Awards last night. These annual awards aim to ensure that the UK pig and poultry sectors receive the recognition that they richly deserve. All pork, poultry and egg producers were eligible for this new award sponsored by Cobb….

New poultry qualification to help Faccenda managers

February 10, 2014

Brackley, UK – FACCENDA Group, one of the leading UK food companies, has recently enrolled 12 of its managers on a new post-graduate qualification in Poultry Business Management at Harper Adams University. During the past two years, Faccenda has been working closely with Harper Adams to develop the course. It aims to offer a sector-focused, work-related qualification that provides managers with a thorough grounding in the knowledge and skills they…