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 Queen Australia Pty Ltd
owns 100% of Queen Fine Foods Pty Ltd
| Dr. August Oetker KG
owns 100% of Dr.Oetker Queen Australia Pty Ltd
|Queen Fine Foods Pty Ltd|
This company sells Fairtrade Certified vanilla. However this only represents a fraction of their total sales.
Source: Fairtrade ANZ (2019)
|Dr.Oetker Queen Australia Pty Ltd|
This company received a packaging performance level of 3 (Advanced) in its 2023 APCO Annual Report. Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO) is a not-for-profit organisation leading the development of a circular economy for packaging in Australia. Each year, APCO Members are required to submit an APCO Annual Report and Action Plan, which includes an overall performance level from 1 (Getting Started) to 5 (Beyond Best Practice).
Source: APCO (2023)
Company retails, manufactures or distributes products that are certified organic under the Australian Certified Organic label.
Source: ACO (2022)
|Dr. August Oetker KG|
The PalmOil Scan app, produced by the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA), rates companies on their commitment to sourcing sustainable palm oil. Companies are scored on their use of certified sustainable palm oil (CSPO), commitment to sourcing CSPO, on-the-ground conservation action, and membership to the RSPO. Companies can earn a rating of Excellent, Good, Poor or No Commitment. This company is rated "Good" (retrieved 18 Nov 2023).
Source: WAZA (2023)
Forest 500 identifies the 350 companies and 150 financial institutions with the greatest exposure to tropical deforestation risk, and annually assesses them on the strength and implementation of their deforestation and human rights commitments. This company received a score of 18%.
Source: Forest 500 (2022)
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 #341/350, with a total score of 0/100.
Source: World Benchmarking Alliance (2021)
In 2014 Germany's antitrust authority fined a group of brewers 231.2 million euros for allegedly fixing the price of beer. Germany's largest brewing consortium, Dr Oetker subsidiary Radeberger received the largest fine, 160 million euros.
Source: news article (2014)
In 2017 this company was fined Â£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: news article (2017)
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: Australian Food News (2011)
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: Compassion in World Farming (2009)
The WWF Palm Oil Buyers Scorecard 2021 assesses 227 companies on the actions companies have taken to ensure their own palm oil supply chain is sustainable and free of deforestation, natural ecosystem conversion, and human rights abuse. This company is rated 'middle of the pack' with a score of 13.36 out of a possible total of 24.
Source: WWF Palm Oil Buyers Scorecard (2021)
Directly involved in the manufacture, distribution or sale of alcohol as a core business.
Source: company website (2020)
|Address||17 Wakefield St, Alderley, QLD, 4051, Australia|
|Phone||07 3356 7344|