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Fast food restaurants
Hungry Jack's is the exclusive Australian master franchisee of Burger King Corporation. Operates 351 restaurants across Australia, 65 of which are franchised. Owned by Jack Cowin.
|Hungry Jack's Pty Ltd||AUS||website|
| Competitive Foods Australia Pty Ltd
owns 97% of Hungry Jack's Pty Ltd
|Hungry Jack's Pty Ltd|
In 2011 Hungry Jack's was fined $100,500 in the Federal Magistrates Court for underpaying 693 of its Tasmanian employees a total of $665,695 between March 2006 and August 2008. Hungry Jack's also admitted further breaching workplace laws by failing to keep proper employment records.
[Source 2011][More on Workers Rights]
Brands owned by this company were rated 'red' in Greenpeace's 2010 Truefood Guide, signifying they may include GM-derived ingredients in their products. This includes brands that either: contain GM derived ingredients; have no clear policy on GM-derived ingredients; and/or have ignored or refused Greenpeace's request for information regarding their policies on GM-derived ingredients.
[Source 2010][More on Genetic Engineering]
This company has been criticised for offensive advertising. In 2009, 2010 and 2012 the Advertising Standards Bureau upheld complaints about four ads by this company on the grounds that they breached advertising codes. The ads were subsequently discontinued or modified.
[Source 2012][More on Irresponsible Marketing]
This company is a founding member of the Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) Forum, which was established in August 2010 as a formal partnership between the Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) and the QSR industry. Goals and outcomes of the forum include the introduction of kilojoule information on menus, reducing the salt and saturated fat content of menu items, and offering healthier options.
[Source 2017][More on Product Safety]
This company is a signatory to the Quick Service Restaurant Initiative for Responsible Advertising and Marketing to Children (QSRI), which is managed by the Australian Food & Grocery Council and covers food sold in quick service restaurants. Companies that have signed up to the initiative commit to: only advertising healthier choices to children and encouraging a healthy lifestyle through good diet and physical activity; not paying for or seeking product placement television programs, editorial content or interactive games aimed at children, unless the product is a healthier choice; not advertising and marketing to children in Australian schools unless they are asked to by those schools.
[Source 2015][More on Irresponsible Marketing]
|Competitive Foods Australia Pty Ltd|
|No assessment data currently available for Competitive Foods Australia Pty Ltd|
|Company Structure||Master franchise|
|Revenue||$1 billion in 2014|
|# Employees||18,900 in 2014|
|Address||355 Scarborough Beach Rd, Osborne Park, WA, 6017, Australia|
|Phone||08 9242 9400|
|Fax||08 9242 9401|