Spinneys, one of UAE’s top fresh food supermarkets, have turned into the first supermarket store in the region to join GlobalG.A.P. – Worldwide partnership for good agricultural practices – which advances sustainable sourcing policies across the globe. The decision to join the non-profit organization comes as a part of Spinneys’ dedication to support activities that guarantee economical and safe food for shoppers.
This association will permit Spinneys to bring a vast variety of certified sustainably-sourced fruits and vegetables from around the globe and from the UAE’s farmers. Jannie Holtzhausen, CEO of Spinneys Dubai, said they were glad to be honored as the first grocery store in the area to join GlobalG.A.P., as a retail member. Throughout the years the company has built up sourcing technique to bolster farmers who produce sustainable food, which is ok for utilization and for nature.
Spinneys’ sustainable sourcing technique depends on seven key pillars including environmental protection, social responsibility, fair prices, GMO-free products, organic produce and locally-grown fruits and vegetables. Holtzhausen explained Spinneys’ plans for developing their sustainable sourcing plans. By 2017, 90 percent of their fruits and vegetables will be from sourced from certified sustainable sources. The supermarket said it would keep on making it simpler for the clients to eat well and live well by working intimately with farmers and growers.
Right now, Spinneys sources GlobalG.A.P.- certified fruits and vegetables from the UAE, South Africa, Morocco, Egypt, Tunisia, Kenya, Chile and Europe. In 2016, Spinneys will grow its sustainable sourcing to incorporate makers from different nations, including the Philippines, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Australia and the US, among others. Spinneys has additionally initiated the UAE Spinneys Farmer’s Club to shoppers, presenting to them an awesome choice of fresh and quality items.