Leading manufacturer and marketer of biscuits in the UK with 16 manufacturing facilities and products sold in 130 countries. Acquired by Turkey based Yildiz Holding in 2014.
|United Biscuits Ltd||UK||website|
| Pladis Foods Ltd
owns 100% of United Biscuits Ltd
| Yildiz Holding AS
owns 100% of Pladis Foods Ltd
|United Biscuits Ltd|
This company has products that have been verified as compliant with the Non-GMO Project Standard, North America's only independent verification for products made according to best practices for GMO avoidance.
Source: Non-GMO Project (2021)
Follow the link to see details of this company's sustainability programme.
Source: company website (2017)
This company is a member of the World Cocoa Foundation (WCF), an international membership organization representing more than 100 member companies across the cocoa value chain. WCF is committed to creating a sustainable cocoa economy through economic & social development and environmental stewardship in cocoa-growing communities.
Source: World Cocoa Foundation (2019)
Ethical Consumer has ranked companies' practices and policies in relation to their palm oil sourcing for the Rainforest Foundation/Ethical Consumer palm oil campaign. This company received a 'yellow' rating.
Source: Rainforest Foundation UK (2016)
California, the UK and Australia have all enacted legislation requiring companies operating within their borders to disclose their efforts to eradicate modern slavery from their operations and supply chains. Follow the link to see this company's disclosure statement.
Source: Modern Slavery Registry (2016)
|Pladis Foods Ltd|
In 2021 Green America, Mighty Earth and Be Slavery Free released their Easter Chocolate Shopping Guide, which breaks down company commitments and policies in regards to deforestation, farmer poverty and child labour. It does not assess effectiveness or implementation. This company is rated as "Needs more work".
Source: Be Slavery Free (2021)
This company has corporate social responsibility claims on its website including product sourcing and supply chain.
Source: company website (2016)
|Yildiz Holding AS|
The Forest 500 identifies, ranks, and tracks the governments, companies and financial institutions worldwide that together could virtually eradicate tropical deforestation. Rankings are based on their public policies and commitments and potential impacts on tropical forests in the context of forest risk commodities (palm oil, soy, beef, leather, timber and paper). This company received a score of 14%.
Source: Forest 500 (2020)
The WWF Palm Oil Buyers Scorecard 2019 assesses 173 companies on the commitments they have made, and the actions they have taken, to ensure that there is no destruction of nature including no deforestation along their supply chains; and support a responsible and sustainable palm oil industry beyond their own supply chain. This company is rated 'lagging behind' with a score of 9 out of a possible total of 22.
Source: WWF Palm Oil Buyers Scorecard 2019 (2019)
This company has sustainability and social responsibility claims in its 2016 annual report.
Source: company website (2016)
|Revenue||580 million GBP (2015)|
|Address||London, United Kingdom|