Marfrig obtain Rainforest Alliance Certification
Marfrig foodstuffs and meats group has obtained the certification hallmark from the Rainfores Alliance Institute, one of the main world organisation for the development of forest protection protocols. The organisation has over 25 years of experience in the USA.
The plant Marfrig possesses in Tangara de Serra, Mato Grosso State can trade its products with the “green hallmark for husbandry”, internationally acknowledged which certifies that the beef packed in the plant addresses 136 social and environmental criteria: reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, application of animal welfare, social conditions for the workers, etc.
The Sustainable Agriculture Network (RAS) has imposed these conditions and is who grants the Rainforest Alliance certification. The audit process was carried out by Imaflora.
James Cruden, Marfrig’s beef direction states that the company “is a pioneer for having implemented the most stringent requirements and for making the industry more sustainable”