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Aldi

Aldi is a leading retailer across Europe, Australia and the USA, and is currently involved in a three-year partnership to support young farmers in Kenya. By funding our Growing Futures project Aldi is helping to educate and improve the lives of more than 400 young people in Kitale, western Kenya. Aldi is also a Silver Sponsor of Farm Africa's Food for Good campaign.

Bakkavor

Bakkavor is a leading international manufacturer of fresh prepared foods, and has supported Farm Africa since 2012, making a significant and valued impact on our work in various ways. Bakkavor is also a Gold Sponsor of our Food for Good campaign.

Cocksure Brewing Co

Cocksure Brewing Co’s ethos is to make craft beer more accessible, by brewing great beers for the everyday beer drinker.  Cocksure supports Farm Africa by making a donation for every case of 12 Cocksure craft beers sold.

 

Cullisse

Cullisse produce the multi-award winning CULLISSE Highland Rapeseed Oil products. As the most northerly cold pressed rapeseed oil, CULLISSE Highland Rapeseed Oil benefits from the unique micro-climate and fertile soils of Easter Ross in the Scottish Highlands. Cullisse has supported Farm Africa since the company was created, by donating 20p for every litre of oil sold.

Devenish Nutrition

Devenish provide nutritional solutions for the intensive livestock sector with focus on the pig, poultry, equine and companion animal sectors, supported by a Research and Development programme. As part of their partnership, Devenish’s employees are uniting behind Farm Africa through taking part in a variety of fundraising activities. Devenish is also a Platinum Sponsor of Farm Africa’s ‘Food for Good’ campaign

Dinner by Heston Blumenthal

Dinner by Heston Blumenthal is one of the world’s best restaurants. Executive chef at Dinner, Ashley Palmer-Watts, has been a long-standing supporter of Farm Africa, taking part in climbing challenges and designing a menu for Farm Africa’s Gala. Dinner by Heston Blumenthal is a sponsor of Farm Africa’s Dine for Good campaign, which allows diners in participating restaurants to add a discretionary £1 donation onto their bill - money which goes directly to Farm Africa. 

Hectares

Hectares produce a range of all natural sweet potato crisps. The business was launched from the kitchen of its Founder, Kevin Harvie, in 2014. Their products are now sold across the UK and a selection of countries around the world.

Hippeas

Hippeas are a new organic chickpea puffs brand, committed to producing healthy snacks. Hippeas are working with Farm Africa on a three-year partnership to help farmers in eastern Africa build a more prosperous life. For every pack sold, Hippeas donates 1p to Farm Africa’s work. 

Moy Park

Moy Park is one of the largest producers of organic, free range and corn fed poultry in Europe. Moy Park is a long-standing partner of Farm Africa and is currently involved in a three-year partnership during which employees are taking part in a variety of fundraising activities. Moy Park is also a Platinum Sponsor of Farm Africa’s Food for Good campaign.

Paperchase

Paperchase is a leader in innovative, design-led stationery, cards and gift-wrap. Paperchase has chosen Farm Africa to be one of the charities they support for Christmas by creating annual festive cards, and is one of Farm Africa’s longest-standing corporate donors.

Our Food for Good sponsors

Platinum sponsors

ABP

ABP UK is a part of the ABP Food Group. Their core business of beef processing is supported by their renewable, pet food and protein divisions. ABP is actively engaged with supporting the charitable partnerships of their customers and has been an active partner of Farm Africa for a number of years.

Barfoots

Sussex-based Barfoots grow, process and pack vegetables. In 2011 Managing Director Julian Marks climbed Mount Kilimanjaro, raising £250,000, and also took part in the Tanzanian Highland Challenge in 2013. Colleagues from Barfoots visited the Afula group in Kenya. In the UK, Barfoots employees have run the London Marathon for Farm Africa, and hosted fundraising balls in aid of Farm Africa.

Cranswick

Cranswick plc is a leading UK food producer and supplier of premium, fresh and added-value food products. Cranswick recognises the importance of tackling hunger through enabling farmers to become self-sufficient in educating them and giving them the tools to grow more and better crops from the land available to them.

Devenish Nutrition

Devenish provide nutritional solutions for the intensive livestock sector with focus on the pig, poultry, equine and companion animal sectors, supported by a Research and Development programme. Devenish has been a sponsor of Food for Good since 2013 and in 2015 also announced an official staff fundraising partnership. Working with Farm Africa is the first time that Devenish has had a Charity of the Year.

Moy Park

Moy Park is one of the largest producers of organic, free range and corn fed poultry in Europe. In April 2015, Moy Park committed to an exciting three-year partnership with Farm Africa, with the aim of raising an ambitious £100,000 in support of our work in eastern Africa through a wide variety of activities.

Sainsbury's

Sainsbury’s is one of the largest chains of supermarkets in the United Kingdom. Sainsbury’s are a long term supporter and an integral part of our Food for Good campaign.

William Reed Business Media

As the official Media Partner to Food for Good, William Reed Business Media support Farm Africa with coverage of the campaign through a number of their business media titles including The Grocer, Big Hospitality and Restaurant Magazine. Managing directors Charles Reed and Lorraine Hendle, as well as other colleagues, have taken on sporting events in support of Farm Africa.

Gold sponsors

Bakkavor

Bakkavor is a leading international manufacturer of fresh prepared foods and has supported Farm Africa since 2013 through Food for Good sponsorship and staff fundraising. Bakkavor believes being a Food For Good sponsor raises their profile in the sector and is a powerful cause for their staff to rally behind. Bakkavor's Group Technical Director, Ann Savage, was part of the 2013 Dig for Good and 2015 Big Beehive Build teams.

Berry Gardens

New to the Food for Good campaign for 2015/16, Berry Gardens is the UK’s leading berry and stone fruit production and marketing group with sales in 2012 of £200 million, a market share in excess of 30% and a year round business supplying all of Britain’s leading retailers. Supporting Farm Africa’s sustainable work in eastern Africa enables Berry Gardens to demonstrate their global commitment to farmers’ livelihoods to both their colleagues and external stakeholders.

Tesco

Tesco is a British multinational grocery and general merchandise retailer. It is one of the largest retailers in the world. Tesco believes that being a corporate sponsor of Farm Africa's Food for Good campaign is a helpful way for them to support sustainable food supply chains in Africa.

Thompsons

Thompsons is a leading supplier of poultry and livestock feedstuffs. Thompsons proudly supports Food for Good as a Gold Sponsor.

W&R Barnett

W&R Barnett is the holding company of a diversified group of international commodity trading, storage, agribusiness and industrial companies. W&R Barnett is proud to support the Food for Good campaign.

Silver sponsors

Aldi

Aldi is a leading retailer present all across Europe, in Australia and the USA, and is currently involved in a three-year partnership to support young farmers in Kenya. Aldi is funding the Growing Futures project which will educate and improve the lives of more than 400 young people in Kitale, western Kenya.

Bestway

Bestway Wholesale is the UK's largest independent cash and carry, supplying retailers, caterers and pet retailers. In 2014 Bestway Wholesale became involved with Farm Africa Charity and showed its commitment to ending world hunger by signing up to be a Silver Food for Good sponsor of the scheme.

Dairy Crest

Dairy Crest is a leading UK dairy food company, processing and selling market leading branded dairy products and ingredients for the UK and global markets. Farm Africa’s Chairman Richard Macdonald is a non-executive Director at Dairy Crest. 

Greencore

Greencore is a major food group involved in manufacture and supply of primary foods, food ingredients and prepared foods. Greencore also has agribusiness interests.

Kettle Produce Ltd

Kettle Produce is a supplier of roots, Brassicas, salads and prepared vegetables. In addition to being a Food for Good Silver sponsor, Kettle Produce has been involved in a number of activities with Farm Africa, such as Dig for Good, The Big Beehive Build and the 2016 Farm Africa Gala.

 

Noble Foods

Noble Foods is a leading supplier of fresh eggs to the major retailers.

Vitacress

Vitacress is one of Europe's leading suppliers of fresh produce, specialising in watercress, salads and fresh herbs.

 

Waitrose

Waitrose is a chain of British supermarkets, which forms the food retail division of Britain's largest employee-owned retailer, the John Lewis Partnership.

Corporate supporters


Barfoots

Sussex-based Barfoots grows, processes and packs vegetables. In 2011 Managing Director Julian Marks climbed Mount Kilimanjaro, raising £250,000, and also took part in the Tanzanian Highland Challenge in 2013. Colleagues from Barfoots visited the Afula group in Kenya. In the UK, Barfoots employees have run the London Marathon for Farm Africa, and hosted fundraising balls in aid of Farm Africa. Barfoots is also a Platinum Sponsor of the Food for Good campaign.

 

Farmcare

Farmcare is one of the UK’s leading farmers and emerged from the cooperative movement. Farmcare support Farm Africa via a charity cricket match.

 

Food Matters Live

Food Matters Live is a UK event that brings together the food and drink industry, retailers, food service providers, government officials and those working in nutrition, to enable collaboration and innovation to support a sustainable food landscape for the future. Food Matters Live is hosting Farm Africa in their 2016 edition.

 

 

L J Fairburn

L J Fairburn is one of the largest independent egg producers and packers in the UK. They started working with Farm Africa in 2013. In 2014, Daniel Fairburn took part in the Kilmanjaro climbing challenge.

The London Produce Show

The London Produce Show is a UK event for the fresh fruit, vegetable and flower industries. The event looks to bring together UK and international produce buyers from across the retail, food service and wholesale sectors. Farm Africa will be exhibiting at The London Produce Show and Conference 2017.


 

 

Openfield

Openfield is a British, farmer-owned grain cooperative. In 2015, Openfield’s CEO James Dallas supported Farm Africa by taking part in the Bale Mountains climbing challenge.