The Hilton company has a presence in 91 countries, with 4,112 hotels, more than 2,000 restaurants and over 680,117 rooms.



Turkish breakfast – London, UK, 2012

Turkish breakfast – London, UK, 2012

Often associated with luxury hotels, the Hilton brand can now be linked with animal welfare too. On 6 April, the company issued a statement together with the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), announcing that it will begin to eliminate the use of cages for egg-laying chickens and gestation crates for breeding pigs in its global food supply chain.


The deadline for switching to cage-free eggs has been set at the end of 2017, and they will only purchase meat from farms that do not use gestation crates in pig farming by the end of 2018.


These changes will initially apply in 19 countries and will be gradually adopted in additional markets.


You can read more about this on the Hilton website and on the blog of the HSUS President and CEO, Wayne Pacelle.





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