Retail Food Group
Retail food franchising
One of Australia's largest retail food brand managers, franchisors and wholesale coffee roasters. RFG owns the Donut King, Brumby's Bakery, Michel's Patisserie, bb's cafe, Esquires, The Coffee Guy, Pizza Capers Gourmet Kitchen and Crust Gourmet Pizza franchise systems. Acquired Cafe2U and Gloria Jeans in 2014.
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This company received a SAM Rank of 7/100 in the Restaurants & Leisure Facilities category of the 2018 SAM Corporate Sustainability Assessment. The index is based on an analysis of corporate economic, environmental and social performance, assessing issues such as corporate governance, risk management, environmental reporting, climate strategy, human rights and labour practices.
[Source 2018][More on Sustainability Reporting]
A third law firm is preparing to launch a class action against this company for its failure to disclose troubles within its franchise network. Retail Food Group's market value more than halved in December 2017 when media reports of mistreatment of franchisees were first published.
[Source 2018][More on Governance]
In July 2012 the Retail Food Group was forced to issue a prompt apology after its managing director, Deane Priest - who has since resigned - wrote to Brumby's franchisees suggesting they lift their prices and 'let the carbon tax take the blame'. Brumby's escaped a hefty fine when the ACCC accepted a court-enforceable undertaking from Retail Food Group that it would not engage in similar conduct in the future.
[Source 2012][More on Governance]
|Company Structure||Public company|
|Revenue||$117 million in 2013|
|Company Ranking||1443 in top 2000 Australian companies|
|Subsidiaries||Brumby's Bakeries Ltd
Jonamill Pty Ltd
Gloria Jean's Coffees International Pty Ltd
|Address||1 Olympic Circuit, Southport, QLD, 4215, Australia|
|Phone||07 5591 3242|
|Fax||07 5591 9021|
Products / BrandsBrumby's
Gloria Jeans some products Rainforest Alliance certified
Retail Food Group buys Gloria Jeans
27th Oct 2014 — Retail Food Group (RFG) bought Gloria Jean's for $163.5 million in Oct 2014. RFG is one of Australia's largest retail food brand managers, franchisors and wholesale coffee roasters. RFG owns the Donut King, Brumby's Bakery, Michel's Patisserie, bb's cafe, Esquires, The Coffee Guy, Pizza Capers Gourmet Kitchen and Crust Gourmet Pizza franchise systems. [source]