Snow Brand Australia
Dairy product manufacturing
Founded in NSW in 1977. Acquired by Snow Brand Milk Products Co. Ltd, a multi national company, in 1990.

Overall

Owned JPN
Rating D
About the Ratings

Company Ownership

Snow Brand Australia Pty Ltd
AUS
Megmilk Snow Brand Co Ltd
owns 100% of Snow Brand Australia Pty Ltd
JPN
Dairy product manufacturer
In April 2011, Snow Brand Milk Products merged with Nippon Milk Community to form Megmilk Snow Brand.

Company Assessment

Snow Brand Australia 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
Some of this company's products are certified organic by NASAA.
Some of this company's products are certified organic by NASAA.
Megmilk Snow Brand Co Ltd
Praise
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 B.
Source: CDP (2023)
Criticism
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 D.
Source: CDP (2023)
In 2023, the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) asked companies to provide data about their efforts to manage and govern freshwater resources. Responding companies are scored on six key metrics: transparency; governance & strategy; measuring & monitoring; risk assessment; targets & goals; and value chain engagement. This company received a CDP Water Security score of D.
Source: CDP (2023)
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 #161/350, with a total score of 17.2/100.
Information
Snow Brand and Nestle began a dairy products joint venture in 2001 called Nestle Snow Co. Nestle is the target of a long-standing boycott call.
The 2024 Social Benchmark assesses the world's 2,000 most influential companies on their responsibility in meeting society's fundamental expectations towards three measurement areas: respecting human rights, providing decent work, and acting ethically. This company was assessed in 2023 and received a score of 8.5/20. The average score was an alarmingly low 4.6/20 and the highest score was 15.5/20.

Company Details

Type:
Wholly-owned subsidiary
Revenue:
64 million AUD (2009)
Employees:
57 (2009)

Contact Details

Address:
8 Investigator St, Nowra, NSW, 2541, Australia
Phone:
02 4423 1266
Website:
www.unicorncheese.com.au

Products / Brands

Snow Brand Australia
Nowra Farmhouse Cheese
Unicorn Cheese