Fiji Water Australia
Bottled water importer and marketer

Overall

Owned USA
Rating F
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Company Ownership

Fiji Water (Australia) Pty Ltd
AUS
Fiji Water Company LLC
owns 100% of Fiji Water (Australia) Pty Ltd
USA
Water bottlers
FIJI Water is a U.S.-based business and brand of bottled water derived, bottled, and shipped from Fiji. According to marketing materials, the water comes from an artesian aquifer in the Yaqara Valley of Viti Levu in Fiji. Acquired by Wonderful Company (formerly Roll International) in 2004.
Wonderful Company LLC
owns 100% of Fiji Water Company LLC
USA
Holding company
Formerly Roll Global, this privately held US$4 billion corporation has diverse interests including agriculture, consumer packaged goods, floral services, cargo shipping and more.

Company Assessment

Fiji Water (Australia) Pty Ltd
No assessment data currently available for Fiji Water (Australia) Pty Ltd.
Fiji Water Company LLC
Criticism
Fiji Water has been involved in a number of scandals since its inception decades ago. Some of the scandals directly conflict with the brand's natural, healthy image. These findings include disregard for the environment, shady business decisions, and cynical political maneuvering. Follow the link to read more about this controversial company.
Information
The Newport Trial Group filed a class action lawsuit against the Fiji Water Company in the U.S. District Court in Santa Ana, CA on behalf of Desiree Worthington and other individuals to seek restitution for "the false claims from which [Fiji Water Company has] richly profited." The lawsuit alleges that the company made money from its claims that its water products are carbon negative. The case was dismissed, but the company has stopped using the carbon-neutral label.
Criticised in Mother Jones article, 2009, covering many issues including typhoid outbreak due to island's faulty water supplies; tax havens in the Cayman Islands and Luxembourg; travel miles; and legitimising Fiji's military junta.
Companies response to Mother Jones article can be seen here.
Wonderful Company LLC
Criticism
The 2023 Food and Agriculture Benchmark assessed 350 keystone companies across the entirety of the food system, from farm to fork. It covers three dimensions where transformation is needed: nutrition, environment and social inclusion. This company ranked #323/350, with a total score of 0/100.
Information
As listed on the We Mean Business website, this company has committed to the following climate action initiatives: commit to 100% renewable power.
This company has products that have been verified as compliant with the Non-GMO Project Standard, North America's only independent verification for products made according to best practices for GMO avoidance.
This company has social responsibility claims on its website in the areas of efficient water use, clean energy use, bee stewardship and community support.
California, the UK and Australia have all enacted legislation requiring companies operating within their borders to disclose their efforts to eradicate modern slavery from their operations and supply chains. Follow the link to see this company's disclosure statement.
OpenSecrets.org tracks the influence of money on U.S. politics, and how that money affects policy and citizens' lives. Follow link to see this company's record of political donations, lobbying, outside spending and more.

Company Details

Type:
Wholly-owned subsidiary

Contact Details

Address:
Sydney, NSW, Australia
Freecall:
1800 880 443
Website:
www.fijiwater.com.au

Products / Brands

Fiji Water Australia / Asahi Beverages (distributor)