1How do I thaw frozen products?

Thawing is required only if the product is stored at 4°C or less.

Frozen products should be thawed in a microwave as per the directions given.

Note: After thawing, the product must be used within 12 hours.

2What are the benefits of chicken? How is chicken better than other meats?

There are a lot of benefits to eating chicken.

  • There are no religious constraints in the country which happens to be the most important reason.
  • Chicken meat is more affordable compared to other meat.
  • Chicken has lean meat, which is less of fat and high in protein.
  • Chicken meat contains less trans fats that contribute to coronary heart disease which can be found in high amounts in beef and lamb.
  • Meat products from chickens allowed access to the outdoors has 21% less total fat, 30% less saturated fat, 28% fewer calories, 50% more vitamin A and 100% more omega-3 fatty acid than from chickens not allowed outdoor access (USDA Sustainable Agriculture & Research Education Program).
  • Poultry meat is an important provider of the essential polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs), especially the omega (n)-3 fatty acids.
  • Chicken is also abundant in selenium.
3Do you add Monosodium Glutamate (MSG) in your products?

No, we do not add MSG in our products.

4How can you claim that your chicken is Halal?

Our chicken is Halal certified. The Halal process we follow is as stipulated by Jamiat-e-Ulema-Maharastra at our plant under the supervision of their personnel. We follow all Halal standards strictly including removal of arteries and veins in the certified manner.

5Is the chicken free from preservatives?

No preservatives are added to raw chicken meat.

6Are chicken given antibiotics?

CPF farms have been identified for supplying chicken to processing units. Sampling will be done in a defined period for antibiotic checking in a NABL laboratory at processing unit.

7How is frozen chicken nutritious?

Frozen chicken does not lose nutritional value while freezing (it is frozen at -18°C) and cold storage. We make sure there is no temperature deviation during storage.

8Where does CP chicken come from?

CP chicken comes from CP integration and environmentally controlled farms. EC farms help to maintain bio-security. Birds are fed with CP Feed which is formulated by scientists at an international level. CP has its own breeder farm, hatcheries and parent farms and it has been maintained at a high bio security level.

9How is chicken healthy for human consumption?

Chicken is healthy for human consumption if processed under hygienic condition and stored under refrigerated or frozen condition or as defined by the manufacturer.

10How old does a hen have to be to start laying eggs?

Hens start laying eggs by the time they reach their 18th week.

11Does the chicken contain hormones or steroids?

CPF chicken does not have any added hormones or steroids.

12Is the chicken genetically modified?

No, the chicken is not genetically modified.

13 If a chicken is diseased, can the human consuming the diseased chicken meat be affected?

Diseased chicken is not fit for slaughter. Diseased birds should be condemned before slaughter.

14How do you know that the chicken is properly cooked?

Chicken products are cooked thoroughly when the core temperature reaches 75°C and is cooked at 75°C for at least 15 seconds.

15What is the best method to cook an egg safely?

The best method to cook and egg is to hard boil the egg. Hard boiling it ensures that the pathogenic bacteria if present, are terminated.

16What is the healthiest method to cook a chicken?

The healthiest methods to cook chicken are steaming, oven cooking and grilling.

17What is the best way to store an egg?

The best way to store an egg is to refrigerate it.

18What is the best way to store chicken and chicken products?

The best way to store chicken is as follows.

Raw chilled chicken
The temperature at which the chicken should be stored at - 0-4°C
The number of days the meat can be stored for – 5 days

Raw Frozen chicken
The temperature at which the chicken should be stored at- 18°C
The number of days the meat can be stored for – 9 months

Processed chicken – as directed by manufacturer.

19Do you use growth hormones to artificially boost the chicken’s growth?

No growth hormones are used for rearing chicken.

20Is your chicken Gluten-free?

Gluten is not used while processing of chicken.