Hive & Wellness
Honey packer
Formerly know as Capilano Honey. Established in 1953, today they are Australia's largest honey company. Delisted from the ASX in Dec 2019 after being acquired by a Chinese aligned consortium led by Sydney-based private equity firms Wattle Hill and ROC Capital.

Overall

Owned AUS
Rating B
About the Ratings
Hive & Wellness Australia Pty Ltd
AUS
Wattle Hill RHC Management Pty Ltd
owns 50% of Hive & Wellness Australia Pty Ltd
AUS
Private equity firm
Headquartered in Sydney, with offices in Hong Kong and Beijing, Wattle Hill RHC is a private equity fund focused on investments in Australian businesses that offer products and services in demand by Chinese consumers. Co-founder Albert Tze is the son-in-law of former Australian prime minister Kevin Rudd.
Roc Capital Pty Ltd
owns 50% of Hive & Wellness Australia Pty Ltd
AUS
Private equity firm
Alternative investment manager specialising in private markets in the Asia Pacific region. Roc Partners was established following the management buy-out of Macquarie Group's private markets business unit by its senior executives in June 2014. Has offices in Sydney, Hong Kong, Melbourne and Shanghai.

Company Assessment

Hive & Wellness Australia Pty Ltd
Praise
This company received a packaging performance level of 3 (Advanced) 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)
Information
In 2015 Victorian beekeeper, Simon Mulvany began blowing the whistle Capilano Honey for blending cheap Chinese honey with Australian honey in its budget Allowrie brand. Capilano responded with denials and a lawsuit against Mulvany. Investigations by ABC's 7:30 Report and the ACCC followed.
This company manufactures or distributes products that are certified organic under the Australian Certified Organic label.
Source: ACO (2022)
Hive + Wellness has partnered with Sydney-based climate tech company Trace to measure the emissions produced by their organisation. In 2021-22, 12,098.7 tCO2 were measured, and 0% was offset via climate projects.
Wattle Hill RHC Management Pty Ltd
No assessment data currently available for Wattle Hill RHC Management Pty Ltd.
Roc Capital Pty Ltd
Information
This company has responsibility investing claims on its website.

Company Details

Type:
Private company
Revenue:
99 million AUD (2019)

Contact Details

Address:
399 Acherfield Rd, Richlands, QLD, 4077, Australia
Phone:
07 3712 8282
Freecall:
1800 413 625
Website:
www.hiveandwellness.com

Products / Brands

Hive & Wellness
Barnes Honey
Bee Vital Honey
Capilano Topping & Syrup
Capilano Honey
Cloverdale Honey
Wescobee (WA) Honey