Health food manufacturers and promoters
Sanitarium Australia is owned and operated by Australians while Sanitarium New Zealand is owned and operated by New Zealanders. Sanitarium is wholly owned by the Seventh Day Adventist Church.
|Australian Health & Nutrition Association Ltd||AUS||website|
| Seventh-day Adventist Church (SPD)
owns 100% of Australian Health & Nutrition Association Ltd
|Australian Health & Nutrition Association Ltd|
This company manufactures or distributes products that are certified organic under the Australian Certified Organic label.
[Source 2018][More on Eco-Certification]
Brands owned by this company were rated 'green' in Greenpeace's 2011 Truefood Guide, signifying a clear policy on excluding GM-derived ingredients, including oils derived from GM crops, and animal products from animals fed on GM crops.
[Source 2011][More on Genetic Engineering]
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 2019][More on Irresponsible Marketing]
As Sanitarium is owned by the Seventh Day Adventist Church, there are not required to pay company profit tax. Sanitarium pay all other local, state and federal taxes that apply to Australian companies including payroll tax, fringe benefits tax, stamp duty and GST. All profits go to the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Australia, who use much of it for charitable purposes.
[Source 2013][More on Finance]
|Seventh-day Adventist Church (SPD)|
|Company Structure||Unlisted public company|
|Revenue||$300 million in 2015|
|# Employees||1,700 in 2015|
|Address||1 Sanitarium Drive, Berkeley Vale, NSW, 2261, Australia|
|Phone||02 4348 7777|
|Fax||02 4348 7700|
|Freecall||1800 673 392|
Products / BrandsSanitarium
Dick Smith Bush Foods Cereal
Dick Smith OzEnuts Peanut/Nut Butter
Marmite Yeast Spread
Naturally Nood Health Bars
Sanitarium Peanut/Nut Butter
So Good Flavoured Milk
So Good Soy/Plant Milk
So Good Tofu/Soy
So Good Ice Cream
So Good Vegetarian & Vegan
Up & Go Flavoured Milk
Up & Go Breakfast On the Go
Weet-Bix some products certified organic Cereal
Weet-Bix Go Breakfast On the Go