GLOBALG.A.P. Welcomes Princes as New Member
British-based food and drink giant is latest to sign up to
With a global supply network and a portfolio of branded and
customer-own brand products, Princes is one of Europe’s largest food
and drink groups. The company has already been sourcing products from
GLOBALG.A.P. certified suppliers for some time, but Princes’
GLOBALG.A.P. membership marks a further step forward in demonstrating
its commitment to supporting safe and responsible agriculture.
Princes’ commitment to ethical standards
Princes has taken a proactive approach to enhancing transparency as
well as social sustainability across its supply chain for some time.
In particular, the company is a leading voice on tackling illegal
labor in Italian agriculture. In 2018, Princes announced that 100
percent of the tomatoes processed from its Italian supply chain would
soon come exclusively from farms with independent evaluation – with
GLOBALG.A.P. certification and the GRASP assessment being one of the
Princes aims to further enhance awareness of and commitment to good
agricultural practices among its supply chain stakeholders – not just
for tomato producers in Italy, but also for producers of all types of
produce around the world. Becoming a GLOBALG.A.P. member helps
strengthen this objective.
“Princes is committed to respecting and championing the human rights
of all those who come into contact with our operations,” says Paul
Williams, Head of Ethical Trading & Human Rights at Princes, “which is
why we are proud to be a GLOBALG.A.P. member.”
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