Queen Fine Foods
Vanilla essence and food colours makers
Founded in Brisbane QLD in 1897 and acquired by family owned German company Dr Oetker in 2015.
|Queen Fine Foods Pty Ltd||AUS||website|
| Dr.Oetker Australia Pty Ltd
owns 100% of Queen Fine Foods Pty Ltd
| Dr. August Oetker KG
owns 100% of Dr.Oetker Australia Pty Ltd
|Queen Fine Foods Pty Ltd|
This company manufactures or distributes products that are certified organic under the Australian Certified Organic label.
[Source 2018][More on Eco-Certification]
|Dr.Oetker Australia Pty 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]
|Dr. August Oetker KG|
This website by German NGO Earth Link rates companies on their corporate policies against child labour, production monitoring and accusations of child labour. This company received at least one green mark, and no red marks, indicating good performance in one or more of these areas.
[Source 2013][More on Human Rights]
The Forest 500 identifies, ranks, and tracks the governments, companies and financial institutions worldwide that together could virtually eradicate tropical deforestation. Rankings are based on their public policies and commitments and potential impacts on tropical forests in the context of forest risk commodities (palm oil, soya, beef, leather, timber, and pulp and paper). This company received a score of 1/5.
[Source 2018][More on Forests]
In 2017 this company was fined £333,000 after a forklift truck collided with a visiting driver. The company failed to adequately identify risks and implement adequate controls at the site, or to communicate such to visiting drivers.
[Source 2017][More on Workers Rights]
In March 2011 Kraft Foods, Unilever and Dr. Oetker were fined US$53.2m for illegally sharing 'competition-relevant information' by German competition authorities. [Listed under Information due to age of court finding]
[Source 2011][More on Governance]
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. The company was awarded their Good Egg Award in 2009 for having switched to eggs from barn systems only.
[Source 2009][More on Animal Rights]
|Company Structure||Wholly-owned subsidiary|
|Address||17 Wakefield St, Alderley, QLD, 4051, Australia|
|Phone||07 3356 7344|
|Fax||07 3356 3953|