Zanetti is convinced that the corporate responsibility is measured throughout the entire production chain and that an open communication is an essential tool to enable consumers to make informed purchasing decisions. For this reason, while not directly breeding the dairy cows itself, it Zanetti pays the utmost attention to animal breeding and welfare, and it’s therefore involved in several initiatives along the supply chain.
As shown by the Life Cycle Assessment, the main environmental impacts connected to the Grana Padano supply chain refer to the milk production phase at the farm level (95,3%). This is why the involvement of milk suppliers on sustainability issues, along with the promotion of good practices, are crucial elements for the management of sustainability themes in the dairy sector. Some examples of good practices: