Singapore has first 100 percent cage-free egg pledge

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The Lo & Behold Group, a Singapore hospitality company, is committing to sourcing 100 percent cage-free eggs.

The Lo & Behold Group owns and operates restaurants, bars and a boutique hotel in Singapore. Their concepts, including Loof, The White Rabbit, OverEasy, Tanjong Beach Club, The Black Swan and Odette, will use exclusively cage-free eggs by 2020. With this commitment, The Lo & Behold Group will be the first Asian company to join the global cage-free egg movement, according to a press release issued jointly by Lo & Behold and Humane Society International (HSI).

Andrew Ing, chief operating officer of The Lo & Behold Group, said: “We are proud of our commitment to corporate social responsibility and responsible consumption, which includes animal welfare in our supply chain. There is a growing demand for higher welfare and quality products and cage-free eggs are a key example of high quality, sustainable ingredients. We look forward to continuing to work with Humane Society International on this and other animal welfare issues.”

Dawn Neo, corporate outreach manager for HSI Farm Animals in Asia, said: “We applaud The Lo & Behold Group for becoming the first Asian company to commit to a cage-free egg policy, and for leading the way towards a higher standard of corporate-social responsibility for animal welfare in the region. … The Lo & Behold Group’s praiseworthy commitment makes it clear that Asia’s future is cage-free.”

The Lo & Behold Group joins other multinational companies that have made similar global cage-free egg commitments that apply to Singapore and the rest of Asia, including AccorHotels, Hilton Hotels and Resorts, Nestle, Sodexo, Compass Group and Unilever, among others.

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