Press release

Columbian Blacktail eggs awarded

22 March 2007

Quentin Clark, Central Buyer Poultry, Fish and Eggs collects the Good Egg Award from Philip Lymbery, CIWF Chief Executive. Accompanying Quentin is John Savory, left of picture. John farms organically in East Anglia and is a member of the Guild of Columbian Blacktail Farmers.

Waitrose Columbian Blacktail eggs, supplied exclusively by Stonegate, received a ‘Good Egg Award’ from Compassion in World Farming at this year’s awards ceremony.

Quentin Clark, Central Buyer Poultry, Fish and Eggs said: ‘Waitrose is committed to continual improvements in both animal welfare and the full traceability of raw material used throughout our stores. To this end we have a hen that has been specifically bred to thrive in the outdoors.’