Founded 1944, manufactures and distributes food, household and personal care products as well operating shops and supermarkets. It is the largest food manufacturer in CEEMEA (Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and Africa), with over 300 brands in 130 countries (owns 83 factories, 24 outside Turkey). It is number two in the world in the sweet biscuits category and number seven in the chocolate category by revenue.
|Yildiz Holding AS||TUR||website|
|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, soya, beef, leather, timber, and pulp and paper). This company received a score of 1/5.
[Source 2018][More on Forests]
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 2019][More on Palm Oil]
|Company Structure||Private company|
|# Employees||49,000 in 2016|
|Subsidiaries||Pladis Foods Ltd
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