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Membership No.

4-0528-14-000-00

Category

Ordinary

Sector

Consumer Goods Manufacturers

Country/Region

Ireland

Member since

15 October 2014

JDS Foods Ltd

Profile

Founded in 1871 by James Daly as a butter trading business. Commenced producing yellow fats in 1905. The company is located within an industrial area in the Churchfield district of Cork city and has been functioning at this site for over 40 years. Employs approximately 55 personnel, predominantly a manufacturing site producing margarines, shortenings, fat spreads and fats from 100% to 30%. Also, acts as a distributor for bakery raw materials.


ACOP Report Submissions

ACOP PERIOD FILE NAME NOTES FILE SIZE
2018
  • JDS_Foods_Ltd-ACOP2018.pdf
  • 29.8 KB
    2017 jds foods ltd-ACOP2017.pdf 29.3 KB
    2016 jds foods ltd-ACOP2016.pdf 28.0 KB
    2015 jds foods ltd-ACOP2015.pdf 20.3 KB

    Organisation's Commitments Toward Sustainability

  • How will your organisation promote the RSPO internally and to other stakeholders?
    We would aim to draw up a policy statement on sustainable palm oil, including our relationship with RSPO. This would be readily available to relevant stakeholders. Also, the policy would be communicated throughout the organisation.
    Also, where appropriate we may use RSPO logo on packaging.
  • 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?
    JDS Foods is committed to sourcing palm oil from suppliers who fully support efforts of the Rounds Table on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) to develop the mechanisms whereby sustainable palm oil products can be distinguished in the market place.
  • Where relevant, how will your organisation work towards implementing the RSPO Principles and Criteria or assessing supplier performance against these criteria?
    JDS Foods is committed to sourcing palm oil from suppliers who fully support efforts of the Rounds Table on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) to develop the mechanisms whereby sustainable palm oil products can be distinguished in the market place.
  • 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?
    The company has demonstrated a desire to be responsible in how palm oil is sourced by operating under the Book & Claim system in recent years.
    We are certified under the mass balance system after joining RSPO
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