At Ingleby Farms, our high internal agricultural and social best
practices mean that we do not use external certifications to guide
our operations. Instead, we are carefully selecting certifications
to provide assurance to our external partners.
Enhances good agricultural practices by minimising the detrimental environmental impacts of farming operations, reducing the use of chemicals and ensuring a responsible approach to worker health and safety as well as animal welfare.
Assesses social risks in primary production.
Integrates cultural, biological, and mechanical practices that foster cycling of resources, promote ecological balance and conserve biodiversity.
Certified Natural Beef
Certifies the entire production process all the way through packing and labelling. Compliant with food safety and traceability requirements.
Certified Humane Awarded by Humane Farm Animal Care and covers the animals’ entire lifetime. Requirements relate to nutritious diet without antibiotics, animals raised with shelters, resting areas, sufficient space and ability to engage in natural behaviour.
Encourages the responsible use of energy and natural resources, the maintenance of biodiversity,
preservation of regional ecological balances, enhancement of soil fertility and maintenance of water quality.
Never Ever 3
Guarantees meat comes from animals that never received antibiotics, hormones or proteins of animal origin during their lifetime.
Sedex Members Ethical Trade Audit – SMETA – assesses a site based on their standards of labour, health and safety, environment and business ethics. Social audits enable businesses to assess their suppliers, monitor health and safety for workers, and signal zero tolerance of human rights abuses such as child and forced labour.
Sustainable Programme for Irrigation and Groundwater use certification is an add-on to the GLOBALG.A.P. certification. It entails an annual water audit, including extraction rates, consumption, impact on watershed, protection of water sources, and best practices in water management.