Founded in New Zealand in 1961, today Tegel is the largest poultry producer in New Zealand. Acquired by Filipino poultry company Bounty Fresh in 2018.
|Tegel Foods Ltd||NZL||website|
| Bounty Fresh Food Inc
owns 100% of Tegel Foods Ltd
|Tegel Foods Ltd|
This company produces factory farmed chicken meat. Broiler chickens can legally be confined at a density that gives each bird less space than an single A4 sheet of paper. Every year in Australia 550 million chickens endure short and unnatural lives inside factory farms. This approach is fundamentally at odds with chicken welfare.
Source: Animals Australia (2019)
In 2014 this company was fined a total of NZ$48,750 after a worker's hand was trapped in an unguarded conveyor belt. The company was also ordered to pay the worker $4125 in emotional harm and reparation payments.
Source: news article (2014)
Some, but not necessarily all, of this company's frozen food products are palm oil free. For more details, follow the link to see Borneo Orangutan Survival Australia's list of products which manufacturers have told them are palm oil free or contain segregated certified sustainable palm oil.
Source: BOS Australia (2020)
This company has social responsibility claims on its website in the areas of animal welfare and community support.
Source: company website (2017)
Tegel sells chicken meat products labelled free range, but is not certified by any recognised third party animal welfare labels, such as New Zealand's SPCA Blue Tick.
Source: SPCA (2017)
|Bounty Fresh Food Inc|
|No assessment data currently available for Bounty Fresh Food Inc|
|Employees||2,300 in 2017|
|Address||Newmarket, Auckland, New Zealand|
Products / BrandsTegel