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Last update 31 March 2022

Description of economic activities

Operation of dairies and cheese making (NACE2 1051)

The company is primarily engaged in providing services for the food distribution sector and the manufacture of food products. It is active in the food sector. It was founded as Wessanen & Laan in 1765. It started when the merchant Adriaan Wessanen teamed up with his nephew Dirk Laan to trade in mustard, canary and other seeds. The company has a registered office located in Amsterdam Zuidoost, Netherlands.Operating in France, Benelux, the United Kingdom and Germany, the company manages and develops its brands and products in the grocery and health food channels. It also produces and markets frozen snack products in the Benelux and fruit drinks and cocktail mixers in the United States.The company operates in four business segments: Wessanen Europe Grocery, Wessanen Europe HFS, Frozen Foods and American Beverage Corporation. Its brands include Bjorg, Zonnaura, Whole Earth, Kallo, Bonneterre, Ekoland, De Rit, Allos, Tartex, Beckers, Bicky, Daily's and Little Hug.Its Vision: To build a European champion in healthy and sustainable food. Its Mission: Healthier food, healthier people, healthier planet.The company operated numerous subsidiaries in such countries as the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, France, the United Kingdom, Italy and the United States.
  • KONINKLIJKE WESSANEN NV

  • Netherlands (NL)
  • Company type: Corporate
  • Parent company: BEST OF NATURE BIDCO B.V.
  • Chief Executive Officer (CEO): Mr Frank Van Oers
  • CEO Total remuneration: 69.000
  • Website: www.wessanen.com

Financial data

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1,350

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628

EBIT 1

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51

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66

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Social dialog

  • Transnational Corporate Agreement (TCA): N/A
  • Global Framework Agreement (GFA): N/A
  • Societas Europaea (SE): N/A
  • Bangladesh Accord: N/A

European Works Councils

Standards and certifications

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Global Reporting Initiative certification

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Other company declarations

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Policies

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  • Policy to protect the right to health and safety in the workplaces where the company operates: N/A
  • Policy to protect the right to health and safety in the workplaces in the supply chain: N/A
  • Diversity policy: N/A

Universal declarations

Declarations and treaties recognised by the country where the company has its registered office

  • Universal Declaration of Human Rights:
  • European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR):
  • Charter of Fundamental Rights of CDFL Workers (Strasbourg Charter 1989):
  • Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union EU CFR (Nice Charter 2000):
  • Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union TFEU:
  • Registered office in an OECD country:
  • ILO C029 - Forced Labour Convention, 1930 (No. 29):
  • ILO C087 - Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organise Convention, 1948 (No. 87):
  • ILO C098 - Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention, 1949 (No. 98):
  • ILO C100 - Equal Remuneration Convention, 1951 (No. 100):
  • ILO C105 - Abolition of Forced Labour Convention, 1957 (No. 105):
  • ILO C111 - Discrimination (Employment and Occupation) Convention, 1958 (No. 111):
  • ILO C138 - Minimum Age Convention, 1973 (No. 138):
  • ILO C182 - Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention, 1999 (No. 182):

Directives applied in the company offices in EU 27

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  • EP and Council D. 2005/56/EC:
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Presence in main rankings

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  • The Diversity Inc Top 50 Companies: N/A
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