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Tesco NURTURE Certification (Tesco Nature's Choice)

Tesco NURTURE Certification (Tesco Nature's Choice)


Do you import fresh fruit or vegetables to the UK? Then certification in compliance with Tesco Nurture - Nature's Choice is the choice for you. Your ticket to supplying one of Great Britain’s largest supermarket chains, Tesco. With this standard for agricultural produce, you can certify as a supplier or producer that your products come from environmentally friendly, socially responsible, and sustainable cultivation. TÜV Rheinland can guide your company on the road to certification of the Tesco Code of Practice – and can perform all of the required audits.

Benefits at a Glance

With TÜV Rheinland as your partner for Tesco NURTURE certification, you can:

  • Improve food safety and traceability
  • Generate new sales opportunities as a producer
  • Boost your competitiveness in the food market
  • Fulfill delivery requirements set by the British retail chain Tesco
  • Establish a quality management system as a food-producing enterprise, required by law for agricultural operations as per the EC 178/2002 regulation on traceability

Requirements at a Glance

The specifications for Tesco NURTURE certification are compiled in guidelines, the so-called Code of Practice. It covers the following points:

  • Use of pesticides
  • Use of fertilizers
  • Prevention of harmful effects on the environment
  • Protection of health
  • Efficient use of energy, water, and other natural resources
  • Recycling of materials
  • Conservation of the natural environment at the production site

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