Dietetic and health food products
Arrovest / The Perich Group (NSW's biggest dairy producer) owns 52% of the company. Changed its name to Freedom Foods Group Ltd in December 2010. Major exporter to China.
|Freedom Foods Group Ltd||AUS||website|
| Arrovest Pty Ltd
owns 52% of Freedom Foods Group Ltd
|Freedom Foods Group Ltd|
Signatory to the Australian Packaging Covenant, a voluntary agreement to encourage waste minimisation.
Source: Australian Packaging Covenant (2020)
In 2019 Freedom Foods was accused of underpaying, exploiting migrant workers in Shepparton dairy. The National Union of Workers (NUW) claims that migrant workers employed by Freedom Foods are performing tasks not covered under the skilled worker visa scheme, and are being severely underpaid.
Source: ABC News (2019)
This company manufactures or distributes products that are certified organic under the Australian Certified Organic label.
Source: ACO (2018)
Some, but not necessarily all, of this company's products are palm oil free, or contain segregated certified sustainable palm oil (CSPO). For more details, follow the link to see Borneo Orangutan Survival Australia's list of products which manufacturers have told them are palm oil free or contain segregated certified sustainable palm oil.
Source: BOS Australia (2020)
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 (2016)
This company is a signatory to the Manufacturers and Importers Agreement 1992 (MAIF), a voluntary self-regulatory code of conduct between the manufacturers and importers of infant formula in Australia. The MAIF Agreement aims to contribute to the provision of safe and adequate nutrition for infants, by the protection and promotion of breastfeeding and by ensuring the proper use of breast milk substitutes, when they are necessary, on the basis of adequate information through appropriate marketing and distribution.
Source: Australian Government Dept of Health (2019)
Monkeys in Thailand are kept chained, trained using abusive methods, and forced to climb trees to pick coconuts used for coconut milk, oil, and other products. This company has policies of sourcing from farms where no monkey labour is used.
Source: PETA Asia (2020)
China's biggest private agricultural company, New Hope, will invest up to $500 million in Australian dairy farms and processing plants as part of a deal with Freedom Foods in what could be the first of many deals fuelled by the China-Australia free-trade agreement.
Source: news article (2014)
According to data released by the Australian Tax Office in Dec 2018, this company was one of 2,159 local and foreign-based companies that paid no tax in Australia in 2016-17. Please note however that companies pay income tax on profits, not revenue (total income). While some companies use tax havens and loopholes to avoid paying their fair share of tax in Australia, other companies that paid no tax have perfectly legitimate reasons.
Source: ATO (2018)
|Arrovest Pty Ltd|
According to the democracyforsale.net website, this company donated $62,700 to Australia's major political parties between 2012 and 2018, as disclosed to the Australian Electoral Commision (AEC).
Source: Democracy For Sale (2018)
|Revenue||$170 million in 2016|
|Employees||270 in 2016|
|Subsidiaries||Norganic Foods Australia Pty Ltd
Popina (Vic) Pty Ltd
So Natural Foods Australia Ltd
|Address||80 Box Rd, Taren Point, NSW, 2229, Australia|
|Phone||02 9526 2555|
|Fax||02 9525 5406|
|Freecall||1800 646 231|
Products / BrandsFreedom Foods
Almond Breeze Soy/Plant Milk
Arnold's Farm Muesli & Oats
Arnold's Farm Muesli Bars
Australia's Own certified organic Soy/Plant Milk
Australia's Own Certified Organic Stock
Australia's Own certified organic Flat Bread
Australia's Own Milk
Barley+ Muesli Bars
Barley+ Flat Bread
Brekky Heroes Cereal
Brunswick Canned Fish
Crankt Sports Nutrition
Freedom Foods Health Foods
Freedom Foods Cereal
Freedom Foods Flat Bread
Freedom Foods Muesli & Oats
Freedom Foods Health Bars
Freedom Foods Muesli Bars
Heritage Mill Muesli Bars
Heritage Mill Muesli & Oats
Messy Monkeys Health Bars
Messy Monkeys Health Foods
Milk Lab Soy/Plant Milk
Milk Lab Milk
Norganic Certified Organic Cereal
Norganic Health Foods
Norganic Muesli & Oats
Norganic Salad Dressing/Mayonnaise
Paramount Canned Fish
Peg Health Bars
So Natural Milk
Uprotein Sports Nutrition
Vege Spread Yeast Spread
Vital Strength Sports Nutrition
Vitalife Sports Nutrition