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Membership No.

4-0615-15-000-00

Category

Ordinary

Sector

Consumer Goods Manufacturers

Country/Region

Canada

Member since

18 May 2015

Weston Foods (Canada) Inc.

Weston Foods is a leader in the North American baking industry, producing a variety of fresh, frozen and specialty bakery products including breads, rolls, bagels, tortillas, donuts, cakes, pies, cookies, crackers and other baked goods. Its operations include over 40 facilities across North America employing over 6,000 employees. Weston Foods sells its branded and control label products through a variety of customer channels within the North American food retailing market including many national and regional supermarkets, wholesale and club stores, convenience stores, food service distributors and outlets as well as other food retailing customers. The company is also a supplier of ice cream cones and sandwich wafers to the dairy industry and a supplier of Girl Scout cookies in the United States.

Weston Foods Canadian operations are comprised of:

+ Weston Bakeries, a producer of bread, roll, bagel, tortilla and other fresh baked products under leading brands such as Wonder, D?Italiano, Country Harvest, Gadoua and Weston;

+ Ready Bake Foods, a manufacturer of frozen baked products including bread, rolls, pies, cookies, cakes and other sweet goods;

+ ACE Bakery, a producer of high-quality bakery products using time-honoured European traditions and the finest ingredients with no preservatives; and

+ Colonial Cookies, a high-quality baker of private and control branded cookies for retail customers.

Weston Foods? U.S. operations are comprised of:

+ Maplehurst Bakeries, a producer of frozen bakery products including donuts, cakes, pies, rolls, cookies and other baked goods for in-store bakery and food service channels;

+ Interbake Foods, a manufacturer with over 100 years of business experience supplying Girl Scout cookies as well as control label cookies and crackers to retail and contract customers;

+ Norse Dairy Systems, a leading supplier of ice cream sandwich wafers, cones, filling equipment and packaging to the dairy industry.
  • ACE Bakery Limited
  • Colonial Cookies LTD.
  • Interbake Foods LLC dba Norse Dairy Systems LLC
  • Maplehurst Bakeries LLC
  • Weston Bakeries Limited

ACOP Report Submissions

ACOP PERIOD FILE NAME NOTES FILE SIZE
2017 weston foods canada inc.-ACOP2017.pdf 30.3 KB
2016 weston foods canada inc.-ACOP2016.pdf 29.6 KB

Organisation's Commitments Toward Sustainability

  • How will your organisation promote the RSPO internally and to other stakeholders?
    Weston Foods (Canada) Inc. will promote the RSPO at its facilities with a policy to always do business with RSPO suppliers. Weston Foods (Canada) Inc. will ensure that our personnel are up to date on what the RSPO is, the standards that are required and why it is important to our customers. With external stakeholders, we plan to make conspicuous display of our membership in and our commitment to furthering the mission of the RSPO.
  • 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?
    Weston Foods (Canada) Inc. will implement guidelines that ensure our suppliers of palm oil are part of the RSPO and to connect them with interested customers to establish the RSPO as the standard in our industry. Weston Foods (Canada) Inc. will commit to using sustainable palm oil as the supply chain develops, ensuring a readily available supply of economically sustainable palm oil.
  • Where relevant, how will your organisation work towards implementing the RSPO Principles and Criteria or assessing supplier performance against these criteria?
    Weston Foods (Canada) Inc. is committed to approving and certifying only those palm oil suppliers who are part of the RSPO. Weston Foods (Canada) Inc. will periodically check that suppliers of palm oil are in
    compliance and have good standing with the RSPO.
  • 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?
    Weston Foods (Canada) Inc. is committed to approving and certifying only those palm oil suppliers who are part of the RSPO. Weston Foods (Canada) Inc. will periodically check that suppliers of palm oil are in
    compliance and have good standing with the RSPO.
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