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B&G Foods

B&G Foods is a manufacturer, seller and distributor of branded products such as shelf-stable foods, frozen and canned vegetables, cereals, tortillas, salsa and maple syrup across the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. Popular brands within its 50-strong portfolio include Green Giant, Ortega and Cream of Wheat. The company's primary customers are supermarket chains, foodservice outlets, mass merchants and specialty distributors. B&G Foods has recently enhanced its plant-based offerings through the rebrand of its plant-based snacking line, Back to Nature, and a recent acquisition of Massachusetts-based company Farmwise Foods that specialises in vegan frozen food products.

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Governance and strategy

#1 1.7 /10 #229


#1 0.0 /30 #293


#1 1.3 /30 #225

Social inclusion

#1 7.9 /30 #103
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Segment Rank
Food and beverage manufacturers/processors #158

Segment ranking summary

B&G Foods ranks 158th when compared to its peers in the food and beverage manufacturers/processors segment, thus sitting in the bottom half of the ranking. While the company demonstrates an average performance in the social inclusion dimension thanks to its policies, it lags behind its segment peers in both the environment and nutrition dimensions. The company has an opportunity to formulate commitments regarding key topics such as greenhouses gas emissions reduction, water use, food loss and waste, availability of healthy foods and transparent labelling. Unlike most of its segment peers, B&G Food discloses evidence regarding neither a sustainability strategy nor stakeholder engagement activities.

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The core social indicators are part of the social inclusion measurement area. These indicators assess societal expectations of business conduct that companies should meet if they aspire to be part of a system transformation that leaves no one behind.

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Parsippany-Troy Hills, New Jersey, United States of America
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This company is part of the SDG2000, the 2.000 most influential companies

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