Snack Brands Australia
Salty snack food maker
A consortium of investors lead by The Real McCoy Snackfood Co purchased the snack foods business of Campbells/Arnotts in May 2008. The combined businesses was renamed 'Snack Brands Australia'. Acquired by Philippines' Universal Robina in 2016 for $600m.
|Snack Foods Ltd||AUS||website|
| Universal Robina Corporation
owns 100% of Snack Foods Ltd
| JG Summit Holdings Inc
owns 56% of Universal Robina Corporation
|Snack Foods Ltd|
This company received a score of 10.5 out of a possible total of 12 in the WWF Palm Oil Buyers' Scorecard 2013. This report measures if major retailers and consumer goods manufacturers are acting responsibly in terms of palm oil use and sourcing.
[Source 2013][More on Palm Oil]
This company won an award in 2016 from the Australian Packaging Covenant, for demonstrating their commitment to environmental sustainability by performing 'above and beyond' in their efforts to minimise waste. This company achieved the highest overall score in their category, medium food and beverage company.
[Source 2016][More on Packaging]
This company manufactures or distributes products that are certified organic under the Australian Certified Organic label.
[Source 2018][More on Eco-Certification]
This company has a number of sustainability claims on its website including reducing waste, encouraging recycling, and working to improve production line efficiencies to reduce electricity and water consumption. A palm oil statement is also included.
[Source 2015][More on Sustainability Reporting]
Brands owned by this company were rated 'green' in Greenpeace's 2011 Truefood Guide, signifying a clear policy on excluding GM-derived ingredients, including oils derived from GM crops, and animal products from animals fed on GM crops. However since then the company has had a change of ownership so their current GM status in unknown.
[Source 2011][More on Genetic Engineering]
|Universal Robina Corporation|
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]
The Philippine Supreme Court upheld a P.1.25 million fine (about AU$31,000) by the Laguna Lake Development Authority and the Court of Appeals after Universal Robina Corporation's corn refinery plant was found to have polluted the Pasig River with its wastewater.
[Source 2011][More on Habitats]
|JG Summit Holdings Inc|
|Company Structure||Wholly-owned subsidiary|
|Address||24 Lexington Drive, Bella Vista, NSW, 2153, Australia|
|Freecall||1800 501 441|
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