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CP Foods Leads Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction Drive; 584 Products Achieveing Carbon Footprint Labels in 1Q/24

Monday 25 March 2024 – CP Foods is dedicated to introducing lower-carbon food products to the market, catering to consumers who are concerned about the impacts of global warming and climate change.In the first quarter of 2024, 584 products received Carbon Footprints Certificates mainly 523 animal feed products, including swine, chicken feed, and corn used as raw materials.40 shrimp products spanning from shrimp feed, fresh shrimp, probiotic microorganisms, and shrimp wonton soup also received Carbon Footprint certificationCharoen Pokphand Foods Public Company Limited (CP Foods), a leading food products company, has achieved Carbon Footprint of Product (CFP) certification for its 584 products in the first quarter of this year, granted by the Thailand Greenhouse Gas Management Organization (TGO). This underscores the company’s dedication to producing low-carbon products (CP Low-carbon Products) and involving consumers in collective efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Among the 584 certified products, CP Foods focuses on livestock feed products, totaling 523 items, including swine feed (HiGro 591), chicken feed (HiProWhite 510), and feed corn. Additionally, 40 items in the shrimp supply chain have received the carbon footprint label, comprising shrimp feed, fresh shrimp, probiotic microorganisms, and shrimp wonton soup. Furthermore, 20 items of duck products have been certified, including Hong Kong-style spiced roast duck and fried bone-in duck. A ready-to-eat chicken product under the Kitchen Joy brand has also received this label.

The Carbon Footprint certification measures the greenhouse gas emissions of a product throughout its lifecycle stages, from raw material sourcing to packaging waste management and transportation. Committed to achieving net zero emissions, CP Foods collaborates with value chain partners to offer more low-emission food choices for environmentally conscious consumers. This commitment is evident through the packaging’s Carbon Footprint, Carbon Footprint Reduction, and Carbon Neutral labels.

Since 2009, CP Foods has prioritized the development of low-carbon products, evaluating their carbon footprints in compliance with ISO 14040, ISO 14044, and ISO 14067 standards. Currently, 880 CP Foods products have received the Carbon Footprint label, with plans to expand certification to include processed pork products under the U Farm brand in 2024, following Fresh Pork and Kurobuta Pork, which have previously received Carbon Footprint certification. Furthermore, the company intends to certify additional ready-to-eat products with the Carbon Footprint label this year.


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