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The Benefits of Organic Meat

November 19, 2021

Organic food sales reached a record high in 2020 with the meat, poultry, and fish category seeing the second highest growth rate of nearly 25%. With a growing demand and interest in organic meat, The Organic Center released a report this year to showcase The Benefits of Organic Meat and help explain what "organic" meat means and why it's important.

Our Commitments and Contributions to Regenerative Agriculture

November 03, 2021

Regenerative agriculture is the latest buzzword in the meat industry—and for good reason. Holistic practices, especially holistic grazing of livestock, have the potential to slash methane emissions, enrich soil health, boost biodiversity, and even sequester carbon. There’s no time to waste.

Our Progress in Improving Chicken Animal Welfare

October 26, 2021

As a leader in sourcing and producing food with Applegate humanely raised standards*, Applegate Farms. announced in 2016, its support of the Better Chicken Commitment to address welfare issues in chicken raised for meat. Our dedication to continuous improvement and transparency in animal welfare is part of the Applegate mission: Changing The Meat We Eat®. As of October 2021, Applegate is pleased to share that 100% of the chickens we purchase are raised in full compliance with the Better Chicken Commitment standards