Bakkavor’s Cucina Sano leads the way with water initiative

11 Apr 2017

Bakkavor’s Cucina Sano leads the way with water initiative

Councillor Stephen Woodliffe, the Mayor of Boston officially opens plant

Bakkavor Group, the UK’s leading provider of fresh prepared foods, has celebrated the installation of a multi-million pound state-of-the-art water treatment facility at its Cucina Sano site in Boston, Lincolnshire today.

An official grand opening of the new facility was made by Councillor Stephen Woodliffe, the Mayor of Boston who was accompanied by his wife Catharine, Mayoress.

The new water treatment facility installed by specialist Aquabio enables over 80% of the water used at Cucina Sano to be safely recycled and is reducing traffic flow to and from the site with significantly fewer tankers transporting the waste water away from the site.

Cucina Sano employs 690 people and specialises in produces Italian ready meals and accompaniments for Marks & Spencer. The business received Gold status by Marks & Spencer in their Ethnical Audit in 2016.    

Ben Cooper, Head of Operations at Cucina Sano said: “We are always working to ensure we can help sustain the environment in which we operate and are looking forward to seeing the benefits of this new plant in helping us achieve our sustainability goals in both water usage and reduced traffic flow.”

Councillor Stephen Woodliffe, Mayor of Boston, commented: “I am delighted to have been invited to open this new investment at Cucina Sano. This business is clearly leading the way in water recycling and is setting a standard that other businesses should follow in looking after our environment.”