Aldi, Lidl, Rewe: Which meat products from the Corona slaughterhouses come

The Corona-outbreaks in the meat industry should lead to significant improvements for many of the workers. The large German corporations - Tönnies, Westfleisch

Aldi, Lidl, Rewe: Which meat products from the Corona slaughterhouses come

The Corona-outbreaks in the meat industry should lead to significant improvements for many of the workers. The large German corporations - Tönnies, Westfleisch and PHW, with the brand Wiesenhof announced on Tuesday that they wanted to in the future, waive all contracts for work in relevant areas. Tönnies and Westfleisch were also improvements in the accommodation of the workers in view.

There are promises that the much-criticised industry in the future to measure and monitor the policy. Many consumers lack Faith in the meantime that will change in the meat industry, in fact, something.

scandals and Corona outbreaks in butchers

Instead, more and more consumers are concerned about due to the scandals and the renewed Corona eruptions.

if you would like to buy meat from Tönnies or Wiesenhof more, because you don't want to support the System of meat industry, needed to cheer in the super markets and disco, however, take a closer look. Because of the large groups have split up long ago in many brands and products, so that the exact origin for the consumer is not often seen.

FOCUS Online gives an Overview of the kind of meat - and sausage products to Tönnies, Wiesenhof and co., and in which super market shelves the Goods.


toennies is the largest pig Slaughterhouse in Germany. Nowhere is that more pigs will be slaughtered as in the case of the group in Rheda-Wiedenbrück in the Kreis of Gütersloh. Tönnies has long since developed into a complex commercial netting, including numerous meat and Sausage plants from the whole of Germany, which operate under a private brand label, but in the end, the Tönnies group.

meat from Tönnies-Operated there are in Aldi, Lidl, Rewe and Edeka. Often the products are not to detect but also easy to use, as the examples of Aldi and Lidl show the sell under their own brands, "My butcher" and "esquires" of meat from the factories of Tönnies.

for More on the Corona onset in the case of Tönnies you can read here.

Where to Tönnies's at Aldi and Lidl:
  • products from "My butcher" (Aldi)
  • products of "land Junker" (Lidl)

Lidl The meat products of the brand country of Junker at Lidl originate from Tönnies.

Where to Tönnies's at Rewe and Edeka:

Also at Rewe and Edeka meat and sausage products of Tönnies on the shelf. Under this brand name in the supermarket chains, Tönnies is sold-meat:

  • Astro
  • Böklunder
  • a New
  • Gutfried
  • Hareico
  • Könecke
  • Lutz
  • Marten
  • Naumburg
  • Plumrose
  • Redlefsen
  • Weimar
  • Zerbster Original
  • Zimbo
Tillman’s: Also here is Tönnies in it

Behind all of the ready-to-court-products of Tillman's hidden in the meat it. To Tillman s’range includes, among other things, Tillman's Toasty, Tillman's Toasty ham meat, Tillman's Toasty ham and cheese, XXL-chicken cuts. To Tillman’s also manufactures a series of chips ready-made dishes, such as schnitzel bags in different variations.

sausages, the meat of Tönnies contain

in addition to meat, too many sausage brands meat of Tönnies: It is processed in the sausage products, the "group" (ZMG), a subsidiary of the Tönnies group. This includes the following brands:

  • Böklunder
  • Gutfried
  • Hareico
  • Lutz
  • Nölke
  • Redlefsen
  • Schulte
  • Könecke
  • Jensen’s
  • Heine’s
  • Zerbster Original
  • the
  • Plumrose
  • Weimar
Wiesenhof products at Edeka, Rewe and Kaufland

Even at the largest poultry meat producers in Germany, Wiesenhof, there were several employees, in which infection with Sars-CoV-2 was determined. The company from Visbek in lower Saxony in the past for cruelty to animals and violation of hygiene rules in the criticism. Also, the working conditions at Wiesenhof, were similar to now in the case of Tönnies and again in the cross-fire of criticism. Thus, the wages of Polish migrant workers should have amounted to in the year 2007, only 3,50 euros per hour, such as Frontal 21 reported.

products of Wiesenhof there is

  • Edeka
  • Rewe
  • globe
  • HIT
  • Good
  • market purchase
  • and the country of purchase.

Wiesenhof operates in Germany, according to information from eleven poultry processing plants (of which six poultry slaughterhouses), as well as two logistics centers.

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Danish Crown also reports Corona-cases

"a record half-year in the shadow of the corona crisis" – so the meat-processing company takes a pride in Danish Crown in may in a press release, the Danish company "has one of the strongest half-year results ever in the history of the group". The Meat is booming, the business is up and running. However, Danish Crown, lower Saxony, Cloppenburg, in the meantime, three employees have been positive for the Coronavirus tested.

well-Known products of Danish Crown come about brand Tulip . Under the brand Tulip, the group produced sausages, meatballs, soups, and preserves.

Öztas: Corona-the outbreak at a large Doner meat producers

And also, the Doner meat producers Öztas are Corona infection became known. The company from North Rhine-Westphalia, Moers does not wish to comment on Thursday on request by FOCUS Online, where Öztas products are delivered. A spokeswoman said by telephone that the company intends to make to its supply chains is currently not available.

From the website of the döner meat-large company, but that Öztas "delivers across Europe". "Öztas supplies its products not only in Germany, satisfied customers, but also in other European countries. So a variety of customers to include, for example, from the Netherlands, Belgium, France, Spain, Italy, or even from Egypt to our loyal customers,“ it says on the website.

Mainly Öztas produced kebab skewers, but also Halal products. Every day, more than 40 tons of meat are processed according to the operation according to Halal requirement.

such As consumer products where the meat originates

For many consumers, the supply chains are no longer traceable. The consumer advice centre of North Rhine-Westphalia, but at least a hint of the origin of the meat is in most cases, quickly figure it out.

Every pure meat - and Sausage product must be provided in the EU and thus also in Germany with an identifier. "This is the so-called identification mark", stated Sabine Klein of the Verbraucherzentrale NRW. To find this marking is according to the expert on the packaging of the product in an oval circle. The mark consists of the Federal state (two-letter abbreviation), and a registration number.

This label allows a consumer to enter then, according to Klein on the website of the Federal office for consumer protection and food safety in the search. There you will see a rule, where the meat originates. However, there are also exceptions where the consumer can find out the exact origin of the meat. This was but rarely, so expert Small.

With this search to draw conclusions on the meat easier to large corporations such as Tönnies whose meat is often sold across different businesses and brands. According to the consumer advice centre NRW, there are in the database at least three features, the Tönnies group : NW 20202 EC, NW 20028 EC and NW 20045 EC lead .

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Updated Date: 25 June 2020, 21:26

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