Danish Crown aims to be world producer of sustainable meats


By Ashley Williams, GlobalMeatNews



Meat processor Danish Crown has pledged to halve the company’s climate footprint per kilogram of pork by 2030 as part of its sustainability goals.


The move was prompted as the business aspired to position itself as the world’s leading producer of sustainable meats and for all of its meat to be climate-neutral by 2050.


As part of the pledge, Danish Crown said it would reduce its emissions of greenhouse gases for each kilogram of pork it produced from farm to fork by at least 50%.


Additionally, it also committed that 90% of the pigs supplied to its Danish abattoirs would come from sustainability-certified farmers by the end of this year.


Danish Crown group CEO Jais Valeur believed there was a “huge market​” for sustainable meat in the future.


“We want to capture this market...