Modern Slavery Statement for the Lallemand UK Group

Modern Slavery Statement for the Lallemand UK Group comprising: Lallemand UK Limited, Lallemand Animal Nutrition UK Limited GB Ingredients Limited

Lallemand UK Ltd acknowledges its responsibilities with regard to the Modern Slavery Act 2015 through publication of this policy statement which sets out Lallemand’s actions to understand all potential modern slavery risks related to its business and to put in place steps that are aimed at ensuring that there is no slavery or human trafficking in its own business and its supply chains.

Our business and supply chain

Lallemand in the UK operates in the industries of brewing, animal nutrition and agriculture, baking, and fermented beverages. We are a manufacturer and supplier of:
• brewing process aids
• silage inoculants, probiotics and yeast derivatives
• baker’s yeast
• distillers yeast
Lallemand has yeast, bacteria, and blending production facilities and offices in the UK, and the wider Lallemand Group has production plants, offices and distribution centres around the world to serve a growing number of countries. Our supply chain is global and we source from manufacturers directly and through intermediaries.

Risk Assessment
We have identified that main potential areas with a high risk of modern slavery exist in:
• the supply of fish products for isinglass production
• the supply of process aid ingredients from high risk countries
• the supply of our requirements for molasses and sugar

Relevant policies
The Company operates the following policies that describe its approach to the identification of modern slavery risks and steps to be taken to prevent slavery and human trafficking in its operations:
• Whistleblowing policy – the Company encourages all its workers to report any concerns related to the direct activities, or the supply chains of, the Company. This includes any circumstances that may give rise to an enhanced risk of slavery or human trafficking. The
Company’s whistleblowing procedure is designed to make it easy for workers to make disclosures, without fear of retaliation. • Employee code of conduct – the Company’s code makes clear to employees the actions and behaviour expected of them when representing the Company. The Company strives to maintain the highest standards of employee conduct and ethical behaviour when operating abroad and managing its supply chain.
• Recruitment/Agency workers policy – the Company uses only specified, reputable employment agencies to source labour.
• Right to work policy – the Company performs right to work checks on all employees prior to engagement.
• Procurement policy – the Company is seeking from our suppliers of goods and materials undertakings of compliance with the principles of the Modern Slavery Act 2015, and the gathering of and following up of the responses is ongoing.

Lallemand acknowledges its responsibilities under the Modern Slavery Act, 2015 to ensure that slavery and human trafficking risks are identified and any such practices are eliminated.
As stated above we have ongoing initiatives in place to both identify any such practices in our own business or in those of our supply chain.

Brent Jordan
Managing Director of Lallemand UK Limited