Nature's Gift Australia
Pet food manufacturers
Acquired by Quadrant Private Equity and rolled into Real Petfood Co (formerly VIP Petfoods) in 2015.

Overall

Owned CHN
Rating D
About the Ratings

Company Ownership

Nature's Gift Australia Pty Ltd
AUS
Real Pet Food Company Pty ltd
owns 100% of Nature's Gift Australia Pty Ltd
AUS
Pet food manufacturer
Formerly VIP Petfoods, Sydney-based private equity firm Quadrant renamed the company The Real Pet Food Company after acquiring the business from the Quinn family for $410 million in 2015. The Quinn family retained a minor stake and still run the company. Produces 150,000 tonnes of pet food each year. Acquired Nature's Gift in 2015, Ivory Coat in 2017 and Love 'Em in 2018. Quadrant sold its stake in late 2017 for $1bn to a Chinese consortium made up of Hosen Capital, New Hope Group and Temasek.
Hosen Consortium
owns 85% of Real Pet Food Company Pty ltd
CHN
Consortium
In 2017 an Asian consortium made up of Hosen Capital, New Hope Group and Temasek bought a majority stake in Real Pet Food Company. Hosen Capital is a Beijing-based private equity firm, Temasek is a large state owned investment company from Singapore, and New Hope Group is China's largest agricultural conglomerate.
Quinn Foods Pty Ltd
owns 15% of Real Pet Food Company Pty ltd
AUS
Pet food, confectionery & frozen desserts
Owned by the Quinn family, who previously owned VIP Petfoods and Darrell Lea before selling them both to Quadrant Private Equity in 2015 and 2018 respectively. The Quinns also own a string of businesses in Australia and New Zealand, including motor racing complexes, and Sara Lee Australia, which they rescued from administration in 2024.

Company Assessment

Nature's Gift Australia Pty Ltd
Information
This company uses kangaroo meat in some of its pet food products.
Real Pet Food 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)
Information
This company has vague social responsibility claims on its website.
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.
This company uses kangaroo meat in some of its pet food products.
Hosen Consortium
Criticism
This company is part owned by Singaporean state-owned enterprise, Temasek, which has criticisms in the Shop Ethical database.
This company is part owned by China's largest agricultural conglomerate, New Hope Group, which has criticisms in the Shop Ethical database.

Company Details

Type:
Private company

Contact Details

Address:
Level 2, 41 McLaren St, North Sydney, NSW, 2060, Australia
Freecall:
1800 732 573
Website:
www.naturesgift.com.au

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