Global food and agribusiness conglomerate
Simplot produces more than 1.5 million pounds of french fries annually, making it one of the world's largest processors of frozen potatoes. Customers include McDonalds, Burger King and Wendys.
|J R Simplot Company||USA||website|
|J R Simplot Company|
The 2021 Food and Agriculture Benchmark assessed 350 keystone companies across the entirety of the food system, from farm to fork. It covers three dimensions where transformation is needed: nutrition, environment and social inclusion. This company ranked #256/350, with a total score of 8/100.
Source: World Benchmarking Alliance (2021)
Named in Conde Nast Portfolio's 'The Toxic Ten': In 2007, USA's EPA determined that a Simplot factory was the main source of a potentially deadly amount of phosphorus dumped into the Portneuf River.
Source: Environmental Leader (2008)
In 2015 this company was fined a record US$632,370 by Chinese authorities for water pollution. A local Beijing regulator found that Simplot's China processing unit had been discharging contaminated wastewater that exceeded acceptable levels. [Listed under Information due to age of report]
Source: news article (2015)
This company has sustainability claims on its website.
Source: company website (2015)
OpenSecrets.org tracks the influence of money on U.S. politics, and how that money affects policy and citizens' lives. Follow link to see this company's record of political donations, lobbying, outside spending and more.
Source: Open Secrets (2020)
|Revenue||4.85 billion USD (2021)|
|Subsidiaries||Simplot Australia (Holdings) Pty Ltd
One of Australia's largest food processors. Simplot Australia was founded in 1995 when the J R Simplot Company acquired some of Australia's favourite food brand businesses including Edgell, Chiko, Birds Eye, Harvest and Leggo's. Acquired Chicken Tonight, Raguletto and Five Brothers from Symington's Australia in 2016.
|Address||Boise, Idaho, USA|
Products / BrandsSimplot Australia
Ally Canned Fish
Bird's Eye some products MSC certified Frozen Fish
Bird's Eye Frozen Vegies/Chips
Birds Eye Frozen Meals/Pizza
Chicken Tonight Cooking Sauce
Chiko Finger Food
Colonial Farm Finger Food
Edgell Canned Vegies/Beans
Edgell Pasta Sauce
Edgell Packet Meals
Five Brothers Pasta Sauce
Five Tastes Asian
Harvest Canned Meat/Meals
I & J Finger Food
I & J Frozen Fish
John West some products certified MSC
John West Savoury Spread
John West Canned Fish (Tuna)
John West Frozen Fish
Leggo's Packet Meals
Leggo's some products certified organic Pasta Sauce
Leggo's Pickles, Chutney & Relish
Leggo's Fresh Pasta
Neptune Frozen Fish
Providore Pasta Sauce
Raguletto Fresh Pasta
Raguletto Pasta Sauce
Seakist Canned Fish (Tuna)