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Cranswick acquires premium outdoor pig farming business

Christian Fernsby |
Cranswick announced that it has acquired Packington Pork Limited from the Mercer family.

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Topics: CRANSWICK    ACQUIRE    PIG    FARMING   

Packington Pork Limited comprises pig farming and rearing operations and specialises in the production of British free range and outdoor bred pigs. The business operates predominantly from a range of sites across Staffordshire, Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire.

The transaction increases Cranswick’s self-sufficiency in UK pigs processed to over 25%, securing direct control over a significant part of its supply chain for premium pigs, reinforcing its commitment to developing a sustainable and traceable farm to fork operation.

The transaction does not include the Packington Free Range business, which will be retained by the Mercer family as a standalone business operating under the Packington brand.


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