Dollar Sweets
Confectioners
They have been manufacturing confectionery products in Australia for more than fifty years, including 100's & 1000's. Their manufacturing plant is in Pakenham, Victoria, Australia. Dollar Sweets was involved in a landmark industrial relations dispute in the 80's. Ownership has changed hands several times, including Arnotts, but today it is owned by the Higgins family.

Overall

Owned AUS
Rating C
About the Ratings
Dollar Sweets Company Pty Ltd
AUS

Company Assessment

Dollar Sweets Company Pty Ltd
Praise
This company received a packaging performance level of 4 (Leading) in its 2024 APCO Annual Report. Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO) is a not-for-profit organisation leading the development of a circular economy for packaging in Australia. Each year, APCO Members are required to submit an APCO Annual Report and Action Plan, which includes an overall performance level from 1 (Getting Started) to 5 (Beyond Best Practice).
Source: APCO (2024)
Criticism
The PalmOil Scan app, produced by the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA), rates companies on their commitment to sourcing sustainable palm oil. Companies are scored on their use of certified sustainable palm oil (CSPO), commitment to sourcing CSPO, on-the-ground conservation action, and membership to the RSPO. Companies can earn a rating of Excellent, Good, Poor or No Commitment. This company is rated "Poor" (retrieved 18 Nov 2023).
Source: WAZA (2023)

Company Details

Type:
Family-owned private company
Employees:
50 (2008)

Contact Details

Address:
22 Purton Rd, Pakenham, VIC, 3810, Australia
Phone:
03 5945 0500
Website:
www.dollarsweets.com

Products / Brands

Dollar Sweets
Creative Kitchen Cake Decorating
Dollar Sweets Mints & Gum
Dollar Sweets Sweets & Lollies
Dollar Sweets Cake Decorating
Top'n Mix Topping & Syrup