Beak & Johnston
Meats, ribs, soups and sauces supplier
Established in 1986. Provides private-label meat and convenience foods for Woolworths, as well as supplying restaurants and selling their own branded goods. Acquired NZ based organic soup maker Pitango in 2013, and the Ready Chef and Pasta Master ready meal brands from General Mills in 2020. Woolworths owns a 23% stake.
|Beak & Johnston Pty Ltd||AUS||website|
| Woolworths Group Ltd
owns 23% of Beak & Johnston Pty Ltd
|Beak & Johnston Pty Ltd|
This company received a packaging performance level of 4 (Leading) in its 2023 APCO Annual Report. Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO) is a not-for-profit organisation leading the development of a circular economy for packaging in Australia. Each year, APCO Members are required to submit an APCO Annual Report and Action Plan, which includes an overall performance level from 1 (Getting Started) to 5 (Beyond Best Practice).
Source: APCO (2023)
This company is 23% owned by Woolworths, which has an overall Shop Ethical rating of 'C'.
Source: Shop Ethical (2021)
This company sources RSPCA Approved chicken for their Simmone Logue soups and ready meals, and Beak & Sons slow cooked buffalo wings. These farms raise their birds in an enriched barn environment. Chickens enjoy space to move, good lighting and can perch, dustbathe and forage.
Source: RSPCA Australia (2022)
This company has a sustainability claims on its website, including a sustainability policy document.
Source: company website (2023)
|Type||Family-owned private company|
|Subsidiaries||Pitango Pty Ltd|
|Address||43 Wentworth St, Greenacre , NSW , 2190, Australia|
|Phone||02 9742 3011|
Products / BrandsBeak & Johnston
Beak & Sons Cooking Sauce
Pasta Master Fresh Pasta
Ready Chef Fresh Pasta
Ready Chef Ready Meals
Simmone Logue Ready Meals
Simmone Logue Pies & Pasties
Strength Meals Co Ready Meals