With sustainability top of mind, Nature's Basket is our own line of products that are made with responsibly sourced, quality ingredients that you can feel good about for you, your family and the planet.
In a recent partnership with Cooks Venture, we developed Nature's Basket Pasture-Raised Heirloom Chicken. You can find this product in two different areas of the store: The Meat Department and Prepared Foods. Cooks Venture is supportive of our Better Chicken Commitment and practices regenerative agriculture. Regenerative farming increases food quality and security while providing numerous environmental solutions.
We work each day to provide Guests with responsible and sustainably sourced seafood. We advance our practices and make sure seafood suppliers meet all requirements to promote health in our oceans and waterways, solidifying our commitment to our Guests, future generations and the planet.
Greenpeace ranked Giant Eagle among the top ten major US grocery retailers for socially responsible sourcing in their 2022 High Cost of Cheap Tuna report.
Our vision is to create a circular future. Starting with our brands, we are designing packaging to eliminate waste by using materials that are regenerative, recycled or sourced sustainably. This sustainable packaging can then be reabsorbed back into nature or easily recycled into something new.
As Nature’s Basket chicken grows in popularity, it is critical that Giant Eagle takes steps to ensure that our chicken product continues to be raised and harvested in a manner that best protects the welfare of the animals. To accomplish this, Giant Eagle is committed to meeting the current standards of the Better Chicken Commitment for 100% of our fresh, frozen and rotisserie Nature’s Basket chicken by 2025.
By 2025, all Nature’s Basket chicken will be sourced from suppliers that:
It is our goal to provide annual updates on our BCC progress.
Better Chicken Commitment (BCC) Tracking for Nature’s Basket Chicken Fresh and Rotisserie**
*Our current stocking density is 6.5 lbs. per sq ft. vs goal of 6 lbs.