World Wide Fruit Awarded M&S Gold

m&s plan a gold award

S A Partners are delighted to annonce that Worldwide Fruit Ltd. were yesterday awarded Gold recognition against Mark & Spencer Plan A Food Sustainability framework.

Over the past 6 years, a team of 24 Yellow Belts, 21 Green Belts, 4 Black Belts and 1 Master Black Belt at WFL, have worked cross-functionally with colleagues throughout their business to deliver this great result, enabling Worldwide Fruit Ltd. to become the first produce supplier in the UK and the first multi-retailer site, across any sector, to achieve this award.

Steve Maxwell CEO of WFL said: “I’m incredibly proud of the team here at WFL who have enabled the business to achieve M&S Gold status. The support from SA Partners has been invaluable. I’d especially like to thank Keivan Zokaei of S A Partners. We don’t see Keivan as an outside consultant, Keivan is part of our team”. Neal Collishaw, Operations Director said of the award: “a special thank you to S A Partners who have been ever present in our Journey”.

Simon Grogan, MD S A Partners said “This is just reward for Worldwide Fruit Ltd’s dedication to its staff and continuous improvement throughout every level of the organisation, congratulations”.

Below is an excellent case study on Worldwide Fruit which explains their CI journey.

If you would like to know how we can help you achieve success – contact Jeff Williams, Head of Food & Drink Sector at S A Partners.