Snack food makers
Founded in New Zealand in 1864, today they are New Zealand's largest snack foods company. Owned by Kraft for 30 years and Danone for 16. Acquired by Pacific Equity Partners in 2006, who sold the business to Universal Robina Corp in 2014. Products sold in more than 20 countries.
|Griffin's Foods Ltd||NZL||website|
| Universal Robina Corporation
owns 100% of Griffin's Foods Ltd
| JG Summit Holdings Inc
owns 56% of Universal Robina Corporation
|Griffin's Foods Ltd|
This company has had two prosecutions for workplace injuries in recent years (2009 and 2011). A worker lost a finger as he tried to clear a cookie dough cutter and another worker injured his fingers when they became stuck in a conveyor.
[Source 2013][More on Workers Rights]
|Universal Robina Corporation|
In 2018 volunteers collected and catalogued more than 187,000 pieces of trash from beach cleanups around the world to find out which corporations are contributing the most to the global plastic pollution problem. While not in the top 10, this company ranked as one of the world's worst plastic polluters.
[Source 2018][More on Oceans]
The Philippine Supreme Court upheld a P.1.25 million fine (about AU$31,000) by the Laguna Lake Development Authority and the Court of Appeals after Universal Robina Corporation's corn refinery plant was found to have polluted the Pasig River with its wastewater.
[Source 2011][More on Habitats]
|JG Summit Holdings Inc|
|Company Structure||Wholly-owned subsidiary|
|Revenue||NZ$281 million in 2013|
|# Employees||800 in 2014|
|Address||Manukau City, New Zealand|
Products / BrandsGriffin's Foods
Griffin's Muesli Bars
Nice & Natural Health Bars
Nice & Natural Muesli Bars