UK's #1 food company. Makers of bread, spreads, pickles, vinegars, sauces, beverage mixes, and snack foods, as well as bulk condiments.
|Premier Foods plc||UK||website|
|Premier Foods plc|
Ethical Consumer has ranked companies' practices and policies in relation to their palm oil sourcing for the Rainforest Foundation/Ethical Consumer palm oil campaign. This company received a 'green' rating.
[Source 2016][More on Palm Oil]
The 2017 Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare (BBFAW) report ranks global food companies on how they are managing and reporting their farm animal welfare policies and practices. This company appeared in tier 3, "Established but Work to be Done", with tier 1 being the best, and tier 6 the worst.
[Source 2018][More on Animal Rights]
Compassion in World Farming is a UK-based organisation which works with the European food industry to encourage and reward commitment, transparency, performance and innovation in the field of animal welfare. Premier Bakeries won their Good Egg Award in 2009.
[Source 2009][More on Animal Rights]
Compassion in World Farming is a UK-based organisation which works with the European food industry to encourage and reward commitment, transparency, performance and innovation in the field of animal welfare. Premier Foods cakes brand Mr Kipling won a Good Egg Award in 2011 for using free-range eggs exclusively in their cakes.
[Source 2011][More on Animal Rights]
This company is a member of the Supplier Ethical Data Exchange (Sedex), a not-for-profit, membership organisation that leads work with buyers and suppliers to deliver improvements in responsible and ethical business practices in global supply chains. Tens of thousands of companies use Sedex to manage their performance around labour rights, health & safety, the environment and business ethics.
[Source 2018][More on Multi-Stakeholder Initiatives]
The WWF Palm Oil Buyers Scorecard 2019 assesses 173 companies on the commitments they have made, and the actions they have taken, to ensure that there is no destruction of nature including no deforestation along their supply chains; and support a responsible and sustainable palm oil industry beyond their own supply chain. This company is rated 'middle of the pack' with a score of 13.5 out of a possible total of 22.
[Source 2019][More on Palm Oil]
California, the UK and Australia have all enacted legislation requiring companies operating within their borders to disclose their efforts to eradicate modern slavery from their operations and supply chains. Follow the link to see this company's disclosure statement.
[Source 2016][More on Human Rights]
|Company Structure||Public company|
|Revenue||767 million euros in 2015|
|# Employees||3,675 in 2015|
|Address||St Albans, United Kingdom|
Products / BrandsPremier Foods
Mr Kipling Cakes
Sharwoods Cooking Sauce
Sharwoods Pickles, Chutney & Relish