Menz Confectionery
Confectionery producer
Owned by the Sims family for four generations since 1850. Acquired the Violet Crumble brand from Nestle in 2018. Changed its name from Robern Menz to Menz Confectionery is 2022.

Overall

Owned AUS
Rating C
About the Ratings
Robern Menz (MFG) Pty Ltd
AUS

Company Assessment

Robern Menz (MFG) 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)
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)
Information
Some, but not necessarily all, of this company's chocolate products contain segregated certified sustainable palm oil (CSPO). For more details, follow the link to see Borneo Orangutan Survival Australia's list of products which manufacturers have told them are palm oil free or contain segregated certified sustainable palm oil.
This company has sustainability claims on its website in the areas of community sponsorship, palm oil sourcing and respect for employees.

Company Details

Type:
Family-owned private company
Founded:
1850
Employees:
110 (2021)

Contact Details

Address:
71 Glynburn Rd, Glynde, SA, 5070, Australia
Phone:
08 8368 7700
Website:
www.robernmenz.com.au

Products / Brands

Menz Confectionery
Crown Mints Mints & Gum
Menz Sweets & Lollies
Polly Waffle Chocolate
Robern Dried Fruit & Nuts
Violet Crumble Chocolate