Founded in New Zealand in 1962, with its Australian arm starting in 2001. Owned by Japan's Suntory Group since 2009.
|Frucor Beverages Ltd||NZL||website|
| Suntory Beverage & Food Ltd
owns 100% of Frucor Beverages Ltd
| Suntory Holdings Ltd
owns 100% of Suntory Beverage & Food Ltd
|Frucor Beverages Ltd|
|Suntory Beverage & Food Ltd|
Suntory Beverage & Food Ltd, a group company under Suntory Holdings Ltd, is to introduce recycled plastic bottles for part of its soft drinks portfolio in May 2011. In a statement, the company said that it would be the first Japanese soft drink manufacturer to use recycled plastic bottles as material for new bottles. The reuse will enable the company to cut the consumption of petrochemicals for its plastic bottles by 90% while leading it to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 60%.
[Source 2011][More on Packaging]
|Suntory Holdings Ltd|
This company has extensive corporate social responsibility claims on its website.
[Source 2016][More on Sustainability Reporting]
Suntory has been the top ranked company five years in a row in Nikkei Business Publications' Eco Brand Index. The survey is conducted annually through an Internet-based questionnaire, which looks into how environmental efforts of leading 560 companies in Japan are received by consumers. The survey received valid responses from 19,639 consumers. The four indices of 'contact with environmental information', 'environmental communication', 'environmental image' and 'environmental evaluation' constitute the Eco Brand Index.
[Source 2015][More on Sustainability Reporting]
Suntory subsidiary, Florigene Pty Ltd, develop genetically engineered flowers.
[Source 2015][More on Genetic Engineering]
|Company Structure||Wholly-owned subsidiary|
|Revenue||$406 million in 2012|
|# Employees||1,000 in 2017|
|Address||Manukau City, Auckland, New Zealand|
|Freecall||1800 237 727|
Products / BrandsFrucor Suntory
G-Force Juice & Fruit Drinks
H2GO Bottled Water
Lucozade Energy Drinks
Maximus Sports Drinks
Mizone Bottled Water
Mizone Sports Drinks
OVI Hydration Bottled Water
Ribena Juice & Fruit Drinks
Rockstar Energy Drinks
V Energy Drinks
Suntory buys Frucor
13th Feb 2008 — Japan's leading producer and distributor of alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages, Suntory, bought Frucor (makers of V energy drinks) from French food and drinks giant, Danone, in Oct 2008 for NZ$1.3 billion. [source]