Founded in 1765. One of Europe's largest organic food companies. Acquired in 2019 by a consortium consisting of private equity firm PAI Partners and Charles Jobson, Wessanen's largest shareholder.
|Royal Wessanen nv||NLD||website|
| PAI Partners SAS
owns 62% of Royal Wessanen nv
|Royal Wessanen nv|
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]
In 2018, the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) asked companies to provide data about their efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and mitigate climate change risk. Responding companies are scored across four key areas: disclosure; awareness; management; and leadership. This company received a CDP Climate Change Score of B.
[Source 2018][More on Climate Change]
|PAI Partners SAS|
This company has a number of corporate responsibility claims on its website. "PAI decided to strengthen its formal commitment and PAI's Environmental, Social and Governance ("ESG") strategy has now acquired a central importance in the firm's activities."
[Source 2014][More on Sustainability Reporting]
|Company Structure||Public company|
|Revenue||711 million euros in 2012|
|# Employees||2,000+ in 2012|
|Subsidiaries||Clipper Teas Ltd
Whole Earth Foods
France Alter Eco
Products / BrandsClipper Teas
Clipper some products certified organic, some products Fairtrade
Clipper some products certified organic- some products Fairtrade Coffee