Founded by Hans Riegel in Bonn, Germany in 1920. Made the first Gummy Bears in 1922. One of the biggest manufacturers of gummy and jelly sweets in the world.
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|Haribo GmbH & Co. KG|
In 2017 German broadcaster ARD broadcast an investigative report that claimed two ingredients used in Haribo's sweets are tied to animal cruelty and gross violations of human rights. Gelatin from pigs raised in appalling conditions in Germany, and carnauba wax from plantations in Brazil where workers are reportedly underpaid and overworked.
[Source 2017][More on Human Rights]
In 2018 volunteers collected and catalogued more than 187,000 pieces of trash from beach cleanups around the world to find out which corporations are contributing the most to the global plastic pollution problem. While not in the top 10, this company ranked as one of the world's worst plastic polluters.
[Source 2018][More on Oceans]
This company is a member of the RSPO. Follow link to see this company's statement on how it intends to comply with the RSPO Code of Conduct.
[Source 2012][More on Palm Oil]
|Company Structure||Family-owned private company|
|Subsidiaries||Haribo Australia Pty Ltd|
Products / BrandsHaribo Australia
Haribo Sweets & Lollies