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Mey Selections Leads The Way In Carbon Footprinting And Labelling Initiative

5th February 2008

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Mey Selections, the brand name of North Highlands Products Ltd., is delighted to announce that they are the first Scottish SME (Small Medium Enterprise) to become involved with the Carbon Trust's product carbon footprinting and labelling initiative.

"Not only are we the first Scottish SME, we are one of the first food and drink companies to become involved with the initiative. Mey Selections is committed to using sustainable standards of farming, fishing and food production, so it seems right that we look for ways to reduce our impact on the environment by minimising the lifecycle carbon emissions of our products from their supply chains." explains John Strak, Mey Selections' Managing Director.

Caithness farmers formed the company and have selected the highest quality supplies within the area to offer high quality food and drink products. Initially, Mey Selections Luxury All Butter Shortbread, Mey Selections Heather Honey and Mey Selections Blossom Honey will feature the new label on-pack.

Mey Selections can be purchased in many outlets across Scotland, and have national distribution throughout the UK in a major multiple, as well as through specialist quality food outlets.

Mey Selections will be one of eight leading companies in the third wave of new partners to trial the Trust's draft Publicity Available Specification (PAS) 2050 - the standard used to assess the lifestyle greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of goods and services.

Delivering the natural goodness of the North Highlands to a wide range of discerning customers, Mey Selections ensure a sustainable and profitable future for their farmers, fishermen and food producers. All major ingredients, as the name suggests, are sourced from within 100 miles of the Castle of Mey.

An extensive range of high quality products is available, from beef, lamb and seafood, to a selection of honey, cheese and oakcakes.

To discover more, please visit www.mey-selections.com

 

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