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What is your position on halal meat?

In line with our high welfare standards, all the animals used for our own brand meat are stunned prior to slaughter.

Under no circumstances would any of our own brand meat be from an animal that has not been stunned prior to slaughter. The animal will always be treated humanely with the utmost respect. In New Zealand it is common for lamb to be blessed however we have never requested this and all of our own brand meat is from animals stunned prior to slaughter so it would be wrong to label our own brand meat as Halal.

We do sell a selection of branded halal and kosher products in some stores, all of which is very clearly labelled.

Use our Store Locator here to contact your local store to ask what they have stock.

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