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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…

Solid results position Faccenda Foods for the long term

January 18, 2016

Brackley, UK – Faccenda Foods, one of the UK’s leading food companies, has filed annual results for the 2014/15 financial year showing solid performance in a difficult market. The results showed year-on-year top line growth of 2% to £532 million despite deflationary pressures; while operational profits held up well in tough trading conditions at £11.7m.   Faccenda’s rapid growth continued in 2014/15: their new portioning factory at Telford, one of…

Faccenda Foods to implement SonoSteam technology

May 21, 2015

  Faccenda Foods to implement SonoSteam technology after successful trial   SonoSteam technology to move to continuous running Over 80% reduction in Campylobacter proven during in-line trials £1m investment in SonoSteam is one element of a comprehensive Campylobacter plan   Brackley, UK – Faccenda Foods, one of the UK’s leading food companies, has confirmed that its extensive in-line trials with SonoSteam technology have been successful and the next phase of…

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’ Telford facility operational

October 1, 2014

Faccenda Foods has announced that its flagship factory in Telford is now operational and is nearing completion in terms of its full make over. Faccenda Foods are looking to Telford in order to streamline operations, improve efficiency and create better value for customers. The Telford facility aims to meet Faccenda Foods’ requirements in terms of future growth and capacity. This is reflected in the proliferation of fresh and frozen SKU’s,…

Faccenda Foods invests £5m in new despatch facilities in Brackley

August 1, 2014

Brackley, UK – Faccenda Foods, one of the UK’s leading food companies with a turnover of over £400m, has confirmed that it is building a new despatch hub in Brackley on the same business park as one of its major poultry processing plants. The development, which will be built over the next 12 months, will create an advanced 30,000 sq ft storage and distribution facility. Faccenda Foods Managing Director Andy…

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…