The partnership will allow FEO to continue the valuable work they do in creating wealth and private sector jobs in Hull and East Yorkshire.
Cranswick plc joins six other high profile companies who also have FEO Key Partner status, including Hugh Rice, KCOM, Lloyds Bank, Gosschalks, Smailes Goldie Group and Strawberry, their support allows FEO to help budding entrepreneurs take their business ideas to the next level through a variety of initiatives and one-to-one mentoring.
Jan Brumby, chief executive of FEO, said: “We’re delighted to have Cranswick plc on board as an FEO Key Partner.
“We now have seven prestigious Key Partners who not only support the work we do, but also share our vision for growing a strong local economy. As one of our region’s largest employers, Cranswick’s contribution to FEO will be invaluable, and I’m looking forward to working with them.”
Cranswick plc is committed to contributing towards the economic and cultural regeneration of the region. As well as supporting FEO, the Hull-based firm recently announced it will be the Freedom Festival’s headline sponsor for the next three years.
Mark Bottomley, finance director of Cranswick plc, said: “Start-up businesses are thriving in Hull thanks to the continued support of organisations like FEO, so we jumped at the chance to help them continue their great work and become a Key Partner.
“We want to support the long-term regeneration of Hull and believe organisations like FEO play a pivotal role in helping the city’s entrepreneurial spirit to flourish.”
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