Pascoe's
Chemicals manufacturer
Pascoe's has been Australian owned and operated locally in Western Australia since 1946, supplying chemical products to the Australian market. Manufacturing occurs on and off Australian shores. Acquired by Pact Group for $41 million in 2017.

Overall

Owned AUS
Rating D
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Company Ownership

Pascoe's Pty Ltd
AUS
Pact Group Pty Ltd
owns 100% of Pascoe's Pty Ltd
AUS
Plastic packaging
Controlled by billionaire Pratt family member Raphael Geminder. Acquired Jalco in 2015 for $80 million and Pascoe's for $41 million in 2017.
Kin Group Pty Ltd
owns 47% of Pact Group Pty Ltd
AUS
Investment company
Controlled by billionaire Raphael Geminder. In 2017 Geminder acquired Cobs Popcorn, 43.5% of Green's Foods, and The Cake Syndicate, owner of packaged cake manufacturer Susan Day Cakes and Big Sister Foods. Kin Group also own stakes in Remedy Kombucha and Pact Group.

Company Assessment

Pascoe's Pty Ltd
No assessment data currently available for Pascoe's Pty Ltd.
Pact Group 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)
This company received an S&P Global ESG Score of 26/100 in the Containers & Packaging category of the S&P Global Corporate Sustainability Assessment, an annual evaluation of companies' sustainability practices (last updated 7 Feb 2021). The rankings are based on an analysis of corporate economic, environmental and social performance, assessing issues such as corporate governance, risk management, environmental reporting, climate strategy, human rights and labour practices.
Information
The WorldStar Competition is one of the major events of the World Packaging Organisation (WPO) and is the pre-eminent global award in packaging. This company has won at least one WorldStar Global Packaging Award every year between 2023 and 2020 for its packaging solutions.
This company has a number of sustainability claims on its website including sustainable packaging solutions and resin recycling.
In 2023, the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) asked companies to provide data about their efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and mitigate climate change risk. Responding companies are scored across four key areas: disclosure; awareness; management; and leadership. This company received a CDP Climate Change score of C.
Source: CDP (2023)

Company Details

Type:
Wholly-owned subsidiary
Employees:
80+
Subsidiaries:
BH Fine Foods
Importers and distributors

Contact Details

Address:
14 Casino St, Welshpool, WA, 6106, Australia
Phone:
08 9353 3900
Website:
www.pascoes.com.au

Products / Brands

Pascoe's BH Fine Foods
Lotus Peak Tea
★ certified organic