All of the virgin down we purchase is a by-product of the meat industry and comes from independently audited sources. In addition to virgin down, we also source recycled down from post-consumer sources.
In our virgin duck-down supply chains, birds are raised for their meat and slaughtered at 45-60 days of age. In our goose-down supply chain, birds are typically sent to slaughter at 16 weeks.Read More
All our supply chains are independently audited to ensure welfare and quality standards are met. Auditing a supply chain involves visiting all aspects of that supply chain – the processing facilities, the slaughterhouses and, of course, the farms. We are committed to transparency and publish summaries of our supply chains and their certifications and our quality control reports online.Read More
A History of DOWN CODEX
In 2009, we promised to commit as much time and effort into addressing environmental, ethical and welfare concerns within our supply chains as we did to ensure we sourced the best materials and made the best products. This was the beginning of Down Codex and has influenced how we carry out business and the wider down industry.Read More