THAILAND – Charoen Pokphand Foods Public Company Limited (CP Foods), a leading food products company, has garnered Carbon Footprint of Product (CFP) certification for 584 of its products in the first quarter of 2024. 

This recognition, bestowed by the Thailand Greenhouse Gas Management Organization (TGO), underscores CP Foods’ unwavering commitment to producing low-carbon products, aligning with global efforts to mitigate climate change impacts.

Of the 584 certified products, CP Foods has predominantly focused on livestock feed, with 523 items receiving certification. These include swine feed (HiGro 591), chicken feed (HiProWhite 510), and feed corn, reflecting the company’s dedication to promoting sustainable practices within its supply chain. 

Additionally, 40 products within the shrimp supply chain, ranging from shrimp feed to fresh shrimp and shrimp wonton soup, have obtained the carbon footprint label, further solidifying CP Foods’ commitment to sustainability across diverse product lines. 

Furthermore, 20 duck products, including Hong Kong-style spiced roast duck and fried bone-in duck, have also been certified, alongside a ready-to-eat chicken product under the Kitchen Joy brand.

The Carbon Footprint certification evaluates greenhouse gas emissions associated with a product throughout its lifecycle stages, encompassing raw material sourcing, production, packaging, and transportation. 

CP Foods, in its pursuit of achieving net-zero emissions, collaborates closely with its value chain partners to offer a broader range of low-emission food choices, catering to environmentally conscious consumers. 

This commitment is underscored by the presence of Carbon Footprint, Carbon Footprint Reduction, and Carbon Neutral labels on CP Foods’ packaging.

Having prioritized the development of low-carbon products since 2009, CP Foods adheres to internationally recognized standards such as ISO 14040, ISO 14044, and ISO 14067 in assessing the carbon footprints of its products. 

With 880 CP Foods products already bearing the Carbon Footprint label, the company plans to further expand its certification efforts. In 2024, CP Foods aims to include processed pork products under the U Farm brand in its certified portfolio, following the footsteps of Fresh Pork and Kurobuta Pork. 

Additionally, the company intends to certify more ready-to-eat products with the Carbon Footprint label later this year, reaffirming its commitment to sustainability and environmental stewardship.

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