Lido catering company pledges move to cage-free eggs after 2025

Latvia’s Lido catering company has resolved to use only cage-free eggs and products of such eggs after 2025, the company said.

Lido owner and council chairman Gunārs Ķirsons said that the decision meets the company’s sustainability plans and the high quality standards.

“We believe that the economic development may not degrade the environment, therefore animal welfare standards and environment protection are the criteria we will pay more and more attention in the future. We will look for the best solutions in cooperation with suppliers,” said Ķirsons.

The company informed that besides the program on education of children on nutrition and other social activities, Lido plans a number of sustainability initiatives in the future, for example, packaging audit and calls on customers to use their own dishes and packaging for take-away food by getting discounts.

Lido in 2017 posted €50.933 million in sales, while the group’s profit was €1.07 million.

Lido was founded in 1991, the company's share capital is €992,428. Lido Group is made up of 13 restaurants and three stores in Riga and in the vicinity of the city, as well as three restaurants in Tallinn, two Ķirsons restaurants and a production facility in Berlin, and a meat production facility, confectionery and brewery in Riga.

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