Bury St Edmunds: Cross Country Carriers secures accreditation to enter the organic produce sector

Cross Country Carriers is entering the organic sector after receiving accredition from the Organic F

Cross Country Carriers is entering the organic sector after receiving accredition from the Organic Food Federation - Credit: Archant

Cross Country Carriers, part of the Palletways distribution network, has received Organic Food Federation accreditation, allowing it to store organic produce in its warehouse.

This award, recognising full compliance with EU standards, gives organic food producers and sellers around East Anglia access to Cross Country Carriers’ 56,000 square foot warehouse to store their produce.

Jon Humphrey, managing director, said: “The growing demand for organic produce around the UK has created an opportunity for well-located providers of advanced storage facilities. We are delighted to have complied with the high standards required to expand into this market.”

Cross Country Carriers, which is celebrating its 35th Anniversary in 2013, is one of more than 100 members in the Palletways UK network, Europe’s largest and fastest growing express palletised freight network.

Its distribution networks are made up of independent transport companies who share each other’s resources to deliver small consignments of palletised freight to market quckily and cost effectively.