Chicken feed, particularly soy, is environmentally degrading. How does Nando’s work to reduce the impact of this?
Since 31st December 2015 all the soy we use in our ingredients and our supply chain has been responsibly sourced under the Roundtable on Responsible Soy (RTRS), ProTerra or equivalent.
However, we also recognise that issues caused by soy is an industry wide challenge, and that is why we are using the power of our brand to help protect this vital natural resource. In 2017 we joined 60 companies in signing a statement of support for the Cerrado Manifesto, we are a member of the UK Roundtable on Sustainable Soy and in October 2020, we joined UK supermarkets in writing to government to ask for tougher regulations on the environmental impacts of soy, particularly deforestation.
We recognise that there is more work to do which is why we are also investing in research looking at more sustainable feed alternatives and look forward to being able to share the results as soon as possible.