Snack Brands Australia
Salty snack food maker
A consortium of investors lead by The Real McCoy Snackfood Co purchased the snack foods business of Campbells/Arnotts in May 2008. The combined businesses was renamed 'Snack Brands Australia'. Acquired by Philippines' Universal Robina in 2016 for $600m.
|Snack Foods Ltd||AUS||website|
| Universal Robina Corporation
owns 100% of Snack Foods Ltd
| JG Summit Holdings Inc
owns 56% of Universal Robina Corporation
|Snack Foods Ltd|
Signatory to the Australian Packaging Covenant, a voluntary agreement to encourage waste minimisation.
[Source 2017][More on Packaging]
This company has a number of sustainability claims on its website including reducing waste, encouraging recycling, and working to improve production line efficiencies to reduce electricity and water consumption. A palm oil statement is also included.
[Source 2015][More on Sustainability Reporting]
Brands owned by this company were rated 'green' in Greenpeace's 2011 Truefood Guide, signifying a clear policy on excluding GM-derived ingredients, including oils derived from GM crops, and animal products from animals fed on GM crops. However since then the company has had a change of ownership so their current GM status in unknown.
[Source 2011][More on Genetic Engineering]
|Universal Robina Corporation|
The Philippine Supreme Court upheld a P.1.25 million fine (about AU$31,000) by the Laguna Lake Development Authority and the Court of Appeals after Universal Robina Corporation's corn refinery plant was found to have polluted the Pasig River with its wastewater.
[Source 2011][More on Habitats]
|JG Summit Holdings Inc|
|Company Structure||Wholly-owned subsidiary|
|Address||24 Lexington Drive, Bella Vista, NSW, 2153, Australia|
|Freecall||1800 501 441|
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