Established in Lygon St, Melbourne in 1962. Acquired by Coca-Cola Amatil in 2005.
|Grinders Coffee Pty Ltd||AUS||website|
| Coca-Cola Amatil Ltd
owns 100% of Grinders Coffee Pty Ltd
| Coca-Cola Company
owns 30% of Coca-Cola Amatil Ltd
|Grinders Coffee Pty Ltd|
Company retails, manufactures or distributes products that are certified organic under the Australian Certified Organic label.
[Source 2018][More on Eco-Certification]
This company sells Rainforest Alliance certified coffee. However this only represents a fraction of this company's total coffee sales. Rainforest Alliance certification has been dubbed 'Fairtrade light' by critics, as it offers producers no minimum price for their crop, and guarantees a minimum of just 30% of the product is certified.
[Source 2012][More on Eco-Certification]
|Coca-Cola Amatil Ltd|
This company won awards in 2013, 2014 and 2015 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, large beverage company.
[Source 2015][More on Packaging]
This company has won at least one Parents' Voice Shame Award every year from 2014 to 2017 for promoting unhealthy foods and drinks to children.
[Source 2017][More on Irresponsible Marketing]
Coca Cola Amatil is the main opposition to container deposit recycling legislation in Australia and around the world. Coca Cola's leadership in opposing container deposit schemes (CDS) has often stopped efforts by governments and community groups to advance this issue.
[Source 2013][More on Governance]
While Coca-Cola Amatil is majority Australian owned, they pay licensing fees to, and are 30% owned by, the Coca-Cola Company (US), which currently has two boycott calls.
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This company received a SAM Rank of 36/100 in the Beverages 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]
This 2013 report by The Australian Council of Superannuation Investors (ACSI) investigates the labour and human rights risks in supply chain sourcing. This company is identified on page 21 as a company which sources products from countries with known systemic labour and human rights concerns.
[Source 2013][More on Human Rights]
This company has been criticised for offensive advertising. In 2011 the Advertising Standards Bureau upheld complaints about a TV ad by this company on the grounds that it breached advertising codes. The ad was subsequently discontinued or modified.
[Source 2009][More on Irresponsible Marketing]
Coca-Cola Amatil's new Mount Franklin 'Easy-Crush' plastic bottle was awarded the Australian Packaging Covenant Sustainability Award at the 2011 Australian Packaging Design Awards for a 'significant advance in environmental considerations'. The 'Easy Crush' bottle uses 35% less plastic than the previous Mount Franklin bottle and features increased crushability, use of post-consumer resin, and an increase in vertical load and stacking stability.
[Source 2011][More on Packaging]
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.
[Source 2011][More on Genetic Engineering]
Directly involved in the manufacture, distribution or sale of alcohol as a core business. Pacific Beverages is a joint venture between SABMiller and Coca-Cola Amatil, they additionally distribute SAB's imported beers and spirits, and have announced the building of a 500,000 hectolitre brewery at Warnervale, just outside Gosford, NSW.
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|Company Structure||Wholly-owned subsidiary|
|Address||50 Sparks Ave, Fairfield, VIC, 3078, Australia|
|Phone||1300 476 377|
Products / BrandsGrinders
Fix Rainforest Alliance certified
Grinders some products certified organic, some products certified Fairtrade Coffee
Taboo Milk Flavouring