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CAGE-FREE TRACKER ASIA

Following companies’ advances towards a cage-free future in Asia

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Eliminating Cages

In recent years, dozens of companies have adopted cage-free commitments so that we are moving closer to a cage-free future. But this is just the beginning. Companies must be kept accountable while transitioning. That's why we created this tracking program, which is dedicated to monitoring companies who have made a commitment, ensuring that they publicly report progress towards eliminating eggs from caged hens within their supply chains, by the promised deadlines.

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Countries mentioned

in the report

50

Companies are featured in the report

8

Companies reported progress in Asia

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India

36 companies featured in the report, 3 of which provided progress updates in Asia

Indonesia

39 companies featured in the report, 6 of which provided progress updates in Asia

Japan

41 companies featured in the report, 6 of which provided progress updates in Asia

Malaysia

33 companies featured in the report, 4 of which provided progress updates in Asia

Thailand

36 companies featured in the report, 5 of which provided progress updates in Asia

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Cage versus cage-free

According to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), of the United Nations, Asia is the most significant egg producer in the world, accounting for over 64% of the global production.

The vast majority of egg-laying hens spend their entire lives confined in tiny cages where they can barely move. These cages, called 'battery cages', are considered one of the worst animal confinement systems today, as they cause immense suffering to animals.

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Challenges to implementing cage-free policies according to respondents

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Companies with a public and permanent announcement

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Other key findings
According to the numbers reported

Challenges to implement cage-free policies according to respondents

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Companies with a public and permanent announcement

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Tiers Ranking

Companies that fully transitioned to 100% cage-free in Asia or nationally

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Chocolate Monggo

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Danone

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Dr. Oetker

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Hain Celestial

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Marks and Spencer

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Inoue Egg Farm

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Farm Agricola

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Tanabe Marino Keisha

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Pullman Tokyo Tamachi

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Kelp Nojo

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Kodawariya

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Toritama

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Hotel Continental Fuchu

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Oenosato Shizen Farm

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Asukayama terrace

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Ricco Gelato

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Onomura Farm

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Egg Tokyo

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Daichino Tamago

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Daichi wo Marmoru Kai

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Yudanakaonnsen purin

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Costa Vista Okinawa Hotel & Spa

A

Level

Companies with commitments and proper reporting in Asia or nationally

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Aramark

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Lotus's

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Pizza Express

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Unilever

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Kraft Heinz

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Marriott

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SaladStop!

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Wyndham Destinations

B

Level

C

Level

Companies with commitments and some reporting details, but insufficient reporting in Asia or nationally in Asian countries.

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Accor

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Campbell's

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Compass Group

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Elior Group

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Four Seasons

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Groupe Holder

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Hyatt

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Ikea

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McCain Foods

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MGM Resorts Int.

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Nestlé

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Shake Shack

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SSP

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Wyndham

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Autogrill HMSHost

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Club Med

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Costa Coffee

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Ferrero

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General Mills

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Hilton

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IHG

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Kellogg's

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Metro AG

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Mondelez

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Pepsico

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Sodexo

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Starbucks

*Disclaimer: Starbucks has a global cage-free policy to exclusively use 100% cage-free eggs and egg products in company-operated stores. Unfortunately, this commitment doesn't cover franchises. In Asia, company-operated markets are only China and Japan.

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Best Western

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IMU Hotel Kyoto

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Kempinsky

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Mandarin Oriental

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Meliá Hotels

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Puratos

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RBI

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The Peninsula Hotel

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Grupo Bimbo

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ISS World

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Lactalis

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McCormick

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Minor Hotels

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Radisson Hotel Group

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Subway

*Disclaimer: Subway has a cage-free commitment covering Malaysia and Thailand but not India, Indonesia, and Japan. 

D

Level

Companies with commitments but not reporting at all

Companies that are not committed in Asia

E

Level

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A&W

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Gate Group

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Jollibee

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McDonald's

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SATS

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Ajinomoto

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Genting Group

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Kewpie

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Nissin

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Toridoll

Not all companies that are not committed are on this list; these are only some of the multinational companies.

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