Balfours
Cake and Pastry Manufacturing
Founded in South Australia in 1853 and bought by San Remo Macaroni Company in 2008. San Remo sold the Balfours business to Aus Pie Co in 2023, ending 170 years of South Australian ownership.

Overall

Owned AUS
Rating D
About the Ratings

Company Ownership

Balfours Pty Ltd
AUS
Aus Pie Co Pty Ltd
owns 100% of Balfours Pty Ltd
AUS
Pie maker
Backed by Melbourne billionaires and service station proprietors Avi Silver and Eddie Hirsch, which also own fuel and convenience company United Petroleum and Pie Face. Acquired Mrs Macs in 2022 and Balfours in 2023.

Company Assessment

Balfours Pty Ltd
Information
This company has been criticised for offensive advertising. In 2008 the Advertising Standards Bureau upheld complaints about an ad by this company on the grounds that it breached advertising codes. The ad was subsequently discontinued or modified.
Aus Pie Co Pty Ltd
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)

Company Details

Type:
Wholly-owned subsidiary
Founded:
1853

Contact Details

Address:
91 Exeter Terrace, Dudley Park, SA, 5008, Australia
Phone:
08 8368 5300
Freecall:
1300 669 993
Website:
www.balfours.com.au

Products / Brands

Balfours
Balfours Pies & Pasties
Balfours Cakes