Modern Slavery Legislation: Statement
KCF in Kirkham fully support and embrace the Modern Slavery legislation and will be rolling out a robust action plan during 2017. A Modern Slavery Project Group has been formulated with representatives from HR, Technical, Supply Chain, Engineering and Production departments of KCF, in order to review all relevant business processes and ensure compliance with the Modern Slavery Legislation.
BRC Factory Audit
Following a routine audit at our Kirkham factory, we are have been awarded AA Grade against the BRC standard (British Retail Consortium) and 99.5% pass rate against the IFS (International Food Standard). The auditor has over 12 years’ experience in the industry and we’re very proud to say that in his opinion our factory is in the top 1% of all the factories he has audited worldwide!
Save and Sustain Awards
KCF were shortlisted for the 2017 ASDA Save and Sustain Awards. We’ve been recognised for reducing the thickness of our plastic packaging and reducing waste by 260 tonnes per annum. Other benefits of the project include a reduction in CO2 emissions by HGV, a substantial reduction in production changeovers, improving productivity rates, and 1500 less internal pallet movements per annum.