Atkins Ranch in Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand, which supplies grass-fed lamb to Whole Foods Market stores across the US and Canada, has been certified to Global Animal Partnership’s (GAP) 5-Step® Animal Welfare Rating program for meat sheep, becoming the first Step 4: Pasture Centered sheep program in the world.
Joyce Farms is a third generation, family-owned company founded in 1962 by Alvin Joyce. Now after more than 50 years, Joyce Foods is fully dedicated to raising the very best meat and poultry for the top chefs, artisanal butchers, and educated consumers across the U.S.
The Lasater family has been ranching since the late 1800’s – first in Texas, then in Colorado, and now across multiple states in-between.
Global Animal Partnership had the great opportunity to sit down and talk with Wayne Langston, VP of Production for Panorama, Grass-fed Meats- a company based in California that sells Organic, Step 4, 100% Grass-Fed beef.