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Worthington's Achieves Red Tractor Certification

16 June 2011

U.K - Worthingtons Ale recieved the Red Tractor Assurance stamp of approval yesterday at Cereals 2011.

The certification was granted as Worthingtons agreed to use 100 per cent British barley sourced from Red Tractor certified supliers, thereby demonstrating their commitment to quality assurance from the beer brand.

The certification was officially granted yesterday at Cereals 2011 by Deputy President of the NFU and Vice Chairman of Red Tractor Assurance, Meurig Raymond.

"We are delighted that worthington's is getting behind the Red Tractor and showing its commitment to quality food and great farming. It shows the growing importance that big brands are placing on food safety, environmental protection and animal welfare," said Mr Raymond.

Sourcing Manager at Worthingtons, Jerry Dyson added: "This is a really big step for Worthington’s and we are proud to tell our customers that our beer is made to the high standrads set by Red Tractor throughout its production from grain to glass. Consumers believe in quality and that's very important to Worthingtons."

Red Tractor is backed by farmers and growers, food producers, processors and packers, who are independently inspected to ensure they are meeting high standards of production relating to food safety and hygiene, animal welfare and environmental protection.

Consumers will find the Red Tractor logo on all Worthingtons products from August.

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