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Membership No.







New Zealand

Member since

10 January 2014

Foodstuffs Own Brands Ltd

Foodstuffs Own Brands Ltd is jointly owned by the two regional co-operatives, and operates on behalf of both to centrally represent the following main activities:

1.Procurement and marketing of private label products

2.Management and co-ordination of the national general merchandise Programme

3.Commercial activities relating to the Proprietary Branded Suppliers particularly Supplier Trading Terms, Supplier Price Adjustments and strategic procurement.
  • Foodstuffs (North Island) Limited
  • Foodstuffs (South Island) Limited

ACOP Report Submissions

Organisation's Commitments Toward Sustainability

  • How will your organisation promote the RSPO internally and to other stakeholders?
    Foodstuffs Own Brands Ltd will promote that it belongs to the RSPO on the website, in communications and also on private label packaging. Internally suppliers to private label will be required to provide products with sustainably sourced palm oil; and other key stakeholders will be advised that commitment to products with sustainable palm oil is a mandatory part of Foodstuffs Own Brands Ltd business requirements.
  • Where relevant, what processes is the organisation establishing to engage with interested parties, for example to resolve conflict or to use sustainably produced palm oil?
    All Pams and Budget (private label brands registered to Foodstuffs Own Brands) product has been checked for palm oil content. Where there is palm oil, the source of this palm oil has been verified as sustainable - either via green palm certification or else the palm oil is from a member of the RSPO.
  • Where relevant, how will your organisation work towards implementing the RSPO Principles and Criteria or assessing supplier performance against these criteria?
    Private label products that contain palm oil will be required to certify that the palm oil within the products is from a sustainable source (either with green palm certificates or else oil supplied by an RSPO certified member).
  • Any other information that would support the application such as what your organisation hopes to gain from joining RSPO and how it would support RSPO?
    Foodstuffs Own Brands has two of New Zealands biggest retail consumer brands - Pams and Budget. Membership to the RSPO would help to ensure that the brands reassure customers that the products are wholesome and sustainable.
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