Alimentum, winner of the independent restaurant category, was praised for its use of free range animal bones in stock and for using organic meat reared to higher welfare standards at the awards on Wednesday night.
The Duke of Cambridge, winner of the first pub award in the RSPCA’s Good Business Awards, was applauded for keeping ‘animal welfare at the centre of all they do, going above and beyond Soil Association guidelines to check on their supply chain.’
David Bowles, head of external affairs for the RSPCA, said: "Our restaurant and pub winners have set a high standard of Good Business practice for the industry to follow that they should be commended for.”
Companies entering the restaurant category were judged on the basis of their practices in areas such as animal welfare, labelling and inspection of suppliers.
Other finalists in the restaurants and pubs categories were Cygnet Restaurant/Swan Inn in Inkpen, Berkshire, McDonald’s Restaurants, ODE in Shaldon, Devon, The Feathers Inn, Stocksfield, Northumberland, and The Norway Inn, Truro, Cornwall.