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Best Foods® knows that to really "Bring Out The Best," we need to do more than just taste great. That’s why we are committed to sourcing real ingredients for our delicious Blue Ribbon Quality Mayonnaise from trusted American farms.

We’re now using 100% cage-free eggs, and we are well on our way to sourcing 100% of our oils responsibly.

Behind the ribbon

  • Blue Ribbon Quality

Best Foods™ knows that to really "Bring Out The Best," we need to do more than just taste great. That’s why our delicious Blue Ribbon Quality Mayonnaise is made with real ingredients sourced from trusted American farms. 

  • Responsible Sourcing

We are committed to responsibly sourcing our soybean oil. This means we’re doing everything we can to ensure that the farms we work with are dedicated to sustainable and responsible farming practices that preserve and protect the land.

Best Foods® farmers monitor and work to improve their sustainability efforts in the following areas: land use, conservation, soil carbon, irrigation water use, water quality, energy use and greenhouse gas emissions. By supporting these earth-friendly initiatives, Best Foods® can continue to make great-tasting mayonnaise and preserve our lands for generations to come.

Hear a personal story about farming and the future of agriculture from one of our farmers, Mark Jackson: Mark Jackson’s TED Talk

Learn more about Best Foods® and Unilever’s journey towards sustainability here: Unilever Sustainable Agriculture Code

  • Cage-Free

Most egg-laying hens in the New Zealand are caged. We’re now using 100% cage-free eggs. Cage-free eggs come from hens that live indoors, but are not confined to cages. They can move about and perform basic natural behaviours, like spread their wings, dust-bathe, roost, scratch and lay their eggs in nests. It’s a significantly better life.

Best Foods® is proud to use cage-free eggs certified by the American Humane Association™ and the Association For Controlled Alternative Animal Husbandry.

Learn more.

  • Field to market

In 2012, Unilever joined Field to Market: The Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture. As one of Unilever’s top brands, Best Foods® is actively working with Field to Market to engage 150 growers in measuring continuous improvement of outcomes-based metrics for 170,000 acres of soybeans. This organization brings together U.S. producers, agribusinesses, food companies and conservation organizations to create sustainable outcomes in U.S. commodity agriculture.