Vion scores high on animal welfare management and transparency

By: Gyarmati Orsolya Date: 2019. 04. 08. 11:00

Dutch-headquartered meat processing giant has risen to level 2 on the international Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare (BBFAW). This ranking list analyzes the 150 largest food companies in the world and is deemed to be the leading global benchmark for farm animal welfare management and transparency, reports FoodIngredients First.

’We have risen on the BBFAW global ranking list for the third consecutive year,’ Ronald Lotgerink, CEO of Vion explains. ’This ranking is very important to us at Vion, as it is an international renowned benchmark. Also most of our customers are multinational companies, they also consider animal welfare standards as high priorities in their activities,’ adds Nancy Aschman, Director Group Communication at Vion.

’Every day more than 100 million people globally consume a Vion product. This is huge responsibility. We take an active part in discussions about food safety, meat consumption, animal welfare and public health, focusing on creating a balance in the pig and cattle population’, emphasizes Lotgerink.

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