Spanish hard discount retail chain DIA Group has always been known for its affordability, with its stores in Spain, Argentina, Brazil, and Portugal offering great deals on a wide range of products. But now, DIA Group is setting a new standard by prioritizing animal welfare in its supply chain. After working with Lever, DIA Group has committed to sourcing only cage-free eggs in all its stores worldwide.

The company had previously pledged to source only cage-free eggs in Spain, Argentina, and Brazil, but its new policy expands this commitment to include Portugal and any other market the company may enter in the future. The policy is part of the company’s global sustainability strategy, approved in 2021. The commitment will be completed in Spain and Portugal by the end of 2025 and in Argentina and Brazil by the end of 2028.

Lever Foundation is proud to have helped DIA Group prioritize animal welfare and improve the living conditions of egg-laying hens, following in the footsteps of other major retailers like Tesco, Costco, Marks & Spencer, Aldi, Lidl, and Metro. We’ll keep pushing for more companies to follow suit and end the use of cages in their supply chains.


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