Red Tractor are the largest food standards scheme in the UK and champion British food, farming and consumer safety. There are 46,000 Red Tractor farmers who work to the world leading standards, alongside over 800 food producers and processors. These suppliers put food and drink on the shelves of the UK’s largest retailers and supply some of the UK’s best-known pub and restaurant chains. Red Tractor commission independent inspectors to check every step of the food journey from farm to pack meaning Red Tractor food is traceable, safe and farmed with care. This amounts to 60,000 checks, every year, all in one place and results in a life simpler for everyone. To ensure the checks are completely impartial, inspections they are only ever carried out by independent companies. Last year was Red Tractor's 20th anniversary and celebrated two decades of working tirelessly to drive up standards in food safety, animal welfare and environmental protection across the UK.