As a responsible company, CH&CO GROUP regard the welfare of livestock as a matter of utmost importance. Within our Sourcing Policy* we have defined our standards relating to animal welfare, which are applicable to all suppliers of beef, pork, lamb, poultry across all CH&CO GROUP brands.
As part of our Sourcing Policy we require all suppliers of meat and poultry products to procure material produced from livestock reared in accordance with the Five Freedoms, as developed by the Farm Animal Welfare Council, regardless of country of origin.
As a minimum, all meat and poultry purchased by CH&CO Group are from animals reared to meet the legal standards required on animal welfare, as operated in the source country and are Farm Assured.
Our global suppliers are required to comply with recognised EU and global animal welfare standards and are audited accordingly.
All our suppliers provide enhanced options of Red Tractor, RSPCA, Freedom Foods, Free Range Foods