Awards & Accreditations

Expect an award winning, accredited service from us at Creed

Our Award Wins

We are proud to have won a number of accolades over the years – for our work in the delivered wholesale industry, our high levels of employee engagement, and our corporate social responsibility.

Best Companies ‘2 Star Best Company’ in 2020

We are beyond excited and proud to announce that we have been recognised as one of the top places to work in the UK by The Sunday Times Best Companies. The b-Heard survey, managed by Best Companies, invites employees to score 70 statements about their wellbeing, pay and benefits, personal growth, their team, the leadership and much more. We achieved an amazing score of 700 points in 2020 which achieved a 2-star accreditation and a place on the list.

View our profile on the Best Companies website.

FWD Gold Medal Wins

We pride ourselves on our service level being among the very best in the industry, and this was recognised in 2016 when our Executive Development Chef Rob Owen was awarded the FWD Gold Medal for Customer Support. We were also proud winners of the Federation of Wholesale Distributors (FWD) Gold Medal for Wholesale Service to Foodservice in 2014 and 2011. Our transport team also brought home Delivered Wholesale Driver of the Year in 2013.

Our other awards include:

  • Cotswold Life Family Business Community Social Responsibility Award for Gloucestershire 2013
  • Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust outstanding contribution to nature award 2013
  • Foodservice Footprint environmentally friendly logistics award 2013, Commercial benefit through sustainable practice award 2011
  • Gloucestershire Business Awards environmental business of the year 2012
  • The Grocer Green Wholesaler of the Year 2012.

We’re proud to be a Living Wage Foundation Accredited Employer

living wage employerWe have been awarded the Living Wage Foundation Employer Mark in recognition of our commitment to paying all employees and subcontractors the Living Wage of £9 an hour, or greater.

Martin Holmes, Head of Organisational Development and Business Improvement, says:

“At Creed we are committed to making sure that our people are fairly rewarded for the work they do. This accreditation demonstrates our determination to improve people engagement and recruit and retain high-quality staff and is part of our overall business objective to listen and respond to our employees’ needs.”

Responsible Sourcing Accreditations

Soil Association food for life rspca assured red tractor

Our range of accreditations means that caterers can be confident about our commitment to ethical sourcing, traceability and food safety.

  • BRC accreditation gives our customers piece of mind that we protect the integrity of products and ensure best practice throughout the handling, storage and distribution process.
  • Our Food for Life Catering Supplier Accreditation from the Soil Association’s Food for Life Catering Mark Scheme, means that we’re able to offer and supply caterers with products which are accredited as organic, free range, MSC, Farm Assured, Red Tractor, Fairtrade and so on.
  • For information about higher welfare accreditations such as RSPCA Assurance, Red Tractor and the Quality Standard Mark, please visit our butchery section of the website.
  • For information on The Marine Stewardship Council’s MSC accreditation, please visit the frozen section of the site.

Read about our latest charity activities in our Bites section of the website, or to hear how we can help enhance your environmental credentials by choosing us as a supplier, contact us.

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Read about our latest charity activities in our Bites section of the website, or to hear how we can help enhance your environmental credentials by choosing us as a supplier, contact us.

email phone 01452 857555 Contact Us

The butchery unit is first class, very modern unit, very organised and a well-run place. Everybody I spoke to has a real passion for their job and to supply me with the best quality meat. I really like the fact that are sourcing very good meat direct from the farms and everybody has the same goal to supply the best they can.

Paul Fraemohs
Head Chef
Somerville College, Oxford

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