ESG Report 2022 June 2022 - Page 58

We are committed to quality
5.2 Transparency & traceability of raw materials
We source from , and contribute back to , the food chain . All our raw hides are a by-product of the local beef and dairy industries , from which we have 100 % traceability . We source raw hides locally within the UK & Ireland from responsible suppliers , without risk of deforestation , transparently and with full traceability .
Many of our co-products are returned as raw material into the food chain , as collagen – used widely in confectionery and other meat-based products . From a Life Cycle Analysis ( LCA ) perspective , the hides represent 1 % of the economic value of the livestock .

100 % traceability target reached .

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