Lotus Bakeries
Biscuit company
Founded in Belgium in 1932, the company has grown from acquisitions and expansion into other countries.

Overall

Owned BEL
Rating C
About the Ratings
Lotus Bakeries NV
BEL

Company Assessment

Lotus Bakeries NV
Praise
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 "Excellent" (retrieved 18 Nov 2023).
Source: WAZA (2023)
In 2023, the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) asked companies to provide data about their efforts towards removing commodity-driven deforestation and forest degradation from its direct operations and supply chains. Responding companies are scored across four key areas: disclosure; awareness; management; and leadership. This company received a CDP Forests score of B-.
Source: CDP (2023)
Criticism
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 D.
Source: CDP (2023)
Information
This company has sustainability claims on its website in the areas of Environment, Employees and Community.
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.
The 2024 WWF Palm Oil Buyers Scorecard evaluates the progress and performance of 285 major retailers and manufacturer companies, focusing on actions companies have taken to ensure their own palm oil supply chain is sustainable and free of deforestation, natural ecosystem conversion, and human rights abuse. This company is rated 'middle of the pack' with a score of 15.06 out of a possible total of 24.

Company Details

Type:
Public company
Founded:
1932
Revenue:
613 million EUR (2019)
Subsidiaries:
The Kids Food Company Ltd
Toddlers snack foods
Founded in 2009, brands are Kiddylicious, Babylicious and Munch Bagz. It is the third largest toddler snack food brand in UK, and exported to the USA, Asia, Europe and Australia where products are available in Coles supermarkets. Acquired by Belgium's Lotus Bakeries in 2018.

Contact Details

Address:
Lembeke, Belgium
Website:
www.lotusbakeries.com

Products / Brands

Lotus Bakeries / Stuart Alexander (distribution & marketing)
Lotus Biscoff Biscuits/Crackers
Kiddylicious
Kiddylicious Baby Food