Garden Fresh Restaurants Supply Chain Commitments

As part of our animal welfare standards, Souplantation and Sweet Tomatoes is committed to working with our suppliers and others in the food industry to, by 2024, align with broiler chicken welfare standards established by the Global Animal Partnership (GAP). These GAP standards include a transition to breeds that have improved welfare outcomes, reduction in maximum stocking density to provide more space for birds per GAP standards, improvements in growing environment for birds — including litter, lighting and enrichment — and processing that uses a humane, multi-step controlled-atmosphere system.

We require our suppliers to participate in third-party audits to ensure the humane treatment of all animals in Souplantation and Sweet Tomatoes supply chain, as well as compliance with our animal welfare standards . . . Continue reading