As a leading consumer food manufacturer we are determined to play an active role in mitigating and adapting to climate change, reducing waste and looking after our natural resources.
We are committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions associated with our direct operations and our wider supply chain.
We are working with an increasing number of our supplying farmers to measure and manage the environmental impact of their businesses.
We have achieved our target to send zero operational waste to landfill by working with the right partners, identifying novel approaches to difficult wastes and improving our waste infrastructure and behaviours.
Securing sufficient, high quality freshwater is essential to our business strategy. We are investing in projects to recycle water and reduce demand.
We are committed to creating healthy, tasty enjoyable products, making it easier for consumers to choose healthier foods.
Our state of the art dedicated Food Innovation Centre on the Harper Adams University campus provides a link into leading agriculture and food research and will help us to continue to develop healthy products.
We continue to invest in our healthier ranges, driving sales through promotions, advertising and innovation.
Our packaging continues to develop to meet our Consumers’ needs.
At Dairy Crest we are committed to providing a workplace that is safe, engaging, promotes diversity and offers employees the opportunity to grow and develop their skills.
Proactively supporting employees to look after their health is an important aspect of our occupational health and safety strategy.
Recognising our colleagues' achievements through our Reward and Recognition scheme.
We wish to have a fully diverse work force because we recognise that people from different backgrounds, experiences and abilities bring fresh ideas and innovations that improve our business.
Our community programme supports four key strategic aims; looking after the countryside, promoting healthy living and wellbeing, supporting education and employability and engaging with our local communities.
We are proud of our long-term relationship with The Prince’s Countryside Fund. The charity, set up by HRH The Prince of Wales in 2010, aims to protect, improve and promote the British countryside and the businesses which work within it.
Each of our sites has a community budget to distribute to local charities and good causes nominated by members of staff. This year staff have supported over 60 local causes through financial donations and the time of Dairy Crest volunteers.
We support a number of food charities and Dairy Crest staff voluntarily deliver healthy, fresh food to vulnerable people in our local communities through Meals On Wheels.