Our Responsibilities

We take our responsibilities as a Group very seriously. This means we are committed to actively engaging with our communities, championing environmental best practice and partnering with suppliers who share our values and passion for quality. Read about our activities by selecting from the three categories below.

Sports Opportunity Fund

Sports Opportunity Fund

The Samworth Brothers Sports Opportunity Fund supports deserving community sports projects close to Samworth Brothers’ locations in Leicestershire, Cornwall and the North West of England. The Fund was launched in October 2013.

Samworth Sporting Stars

Samworth Sporting Stars

As well as supporting young people within the community and into employment, Samworth Brothers also financially supports a number of young British sporting stars.

Supporting local charities and youth employment

Supporting local charities and youth employment

All the businesses around the Samworth Brothers’ Group are actively engaged in supporting local and national charities through fundraising and volunteering. Many have long standing relationships with their chosen charities, and have raised thousands of pounds and given many hours of time to support their causes.

Samworth Brothers Charity Challenge

Samworth Brothers Charity Challenge

Taking place every two years, the Samworth Brothers Charity Challenge is a triathlon-style event that raises funds for our communities, while engaging our staff, customers and suppliers in an event that is both enjoyable and extremely challenging. It involves a gruelling mountain bike ride, a canoe race and a mountain walk.

Fourayes

Fourayes

Fourayes is the largest fruit and commercial jam processor in the UK – all manufactured at its 100 acre orchard in Kent. It has been supplying Kensey Foods with Bramley apples since Samworth Brothers first opened the facility in 1997.

MF Produce

MF Produce

MF Produce is a potato supplier and processor based in Beverley, East Yorkshire and has been working in partnership with Kettleby Foods for the past 10 years. Back then, it was supplying us with 20,000kgs of potatoes a week. Today it supplies 160,000kgs a week.

The Prince’s Countryside Fund

The Prince’s Countryside Fund

In 2013 Samworth Brothers became a Patron of the Prince’s Trust, a well-known national charity which aims to help and inspire young people.

P. H. Hull & Sons Limited

P. H. Hull & Sons Limited

P. H. Hull & Sons is a waste management and recycling company specialising in the food sector. Based near Melton Mowbray in Leicestershire, it is a family-run business with four generations of experience.

Heygates Limited

Heygates Limited

The family-owned flour miller, Heygates Limited, has been supplying flour to Walker & Son for over 20 years. Its Alpha Flour – developed especially for Walker & Son – is used in all our cold pie recipes and its special culinary flour goes into the short crust pastry of all our hot pies.