Results for "Our responsibility":

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.

Our commitment to tackling Campylobacter

September 9, 2015

Everyone at Faccenda Foods is committed to delivering high quality products that our customers and consumers can trust and enjoy.  Since the spring, we have made significant investments aimed at reducing Campylobacter levels across our entire supply chain – from farm to factory – that has helped more than halve the percentage of whole birds featuring the highest concentrations of Campylobacter. This includes, SonoSteam, which kills Campylobacter and other micro-organisms…

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 statement on Campylobacter

February 26, 2015

Responding to the post-Q3 Retail Survey results published in February 2015, Andy Dawkins, Managing Director of Faccenda Foods said: Faccenda Foods continues to focus on implementing its comprehensive Campylobacter action plan. These latest Retail Survey results reinforce our decision to invest across our supply chain to address this food safety challenge, which is an issue faced by all poultry producers. Faccenda Foods has recently been focusing on a new innovative…

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 invests in SonoSteam technology to combat Campylobacter

October 28, 2014

Brackley, UK – Faccenda Foods, one of the UK’s leading food companies with a turnover of over £400m, announced today a further major investment to support their strategy to reduce Campylobacter in chickens. Following extensive testing, Faccenda are now progressing full scale trials at their factory in Brackley with a unique and innovative technology called “SonoSteam.” As part of a series of industry measures to combat Campylobacter, this work will…

Faccenda Foods extends Roast in the Bag range

October 16, 2014

Brackley, UK – Faccenda Foods, one of the UK’s leading food companies is extending its award-winning Simply Roast in the Bag range, launching new products and flavours in Asda. After the success of the flavoured whole chicken range over the past year, which took convenience and food safety to another level, Faccenda Foods is now launching new flavours, as well as expanding into turkey in time for Christmas. The secret…

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…