Founded in Lakes Entrance (VIC) in 1966. Products manufactured at their facility in Bairnsdale, VIC. Acquired by private equity firm Pacific Equity Partners in 2016 for $232 million.
|Patties Foods Ltd||AUS||website|
| Pacific Equity Partners Pty Ltd
owns 100% of Patties Foods Ltd
|Patties Foods Ltd|
Brands owned by this company were rated 'red' in Greenpeace's 2011 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 2011][More on Genetic Engineering]
This company has been criticised for offensive advertising. In 2016 the Advertising Standards Bureau upheld complaints about an ad by this company on the grounds that it breached advertising codes. The ad was subsequently discontinued or modified.
[Source 2016][More on Irresponsible Marketing]
This company is a signatory to the Responsible Children's Marketing Initiative (RCMI), which is managed by the Australian Food & Grocery Council and covers products found in retail outlets. 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]
This company has a publicly available Ethical Sourcing Policy on its website, with a focus on the areas of sustainable palm oil and packaging.
[Source 2016][More on Sustainability Reporting]
|Pacific Equity Partners Pty Ltd|
According to the democracy4sale.org website, this company donated $117,266 to Australia's major political parties between 2009 and 2013, as disclosed to the Australian Electoral Commision (AEC).
[Source 2013][More on Politics]
|Company Structure||Public company|
|Revenue||$257 million in 2015|
|# Employees||573 in 2015|
|Company Ranking||1176 in top 2000 Australian companies|
|Subsidiaries||Chefs Pride Pty Ltd
Australian Wholefoods Pty Ltd (50% owned)
|Address||161-169 Princes Highway, Bairnsdale, VIC, 3875, Australia|
|Phone||03 9558 7456|
|Fax||03 9558 3760|
|Freecall||1800 650 069|
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