Betagro is an agri-industrial and food company based in Thailand and involved in the production and distribution of animal feed, livestock farming and animal breeding including rearing pigs, broilers and layer chickens. The company also specialise in animal health care by producing vitamins, premixes and supplements and antiseptics for the livestock farming market. In addition to its feed mills across Thailand, Betagro is expanding its feed business across Asia. In addition, the company offers products for the consumer market such as fresh chicken eggs, chicken and port meat, ready-to-cook and ready-to-eat foods and seasonings. Betagro is also involved in producing pet care products such as feed, supplements, cleansers and other related products.

Baseline assessment

Environment

Room for improvement

Nutrition

Room for improvement

Social inclusion

Room for improvement

Summary

Betagro publicly discloses only minimal commitments across the dimensions. As a large producer and distributor of livestock and animal feed, the company commits to improving animal welfare through programmes focused on the ethical treatment of animals. However, no commitments were found relating to key environmental topics, notably reducing GHG emissions, responsibly sourcing high-risk commodities (beef, soya and palm oil) and minimising freshwater use. Regarding nutrition, Betagro complies with food safety standards, but no evidence was found of activities to improve the nutritional quality of its products, address the accessibility and affordability of healthy foods or promote workforce nutrition. Betagro does not disclose commitments in the social inclusion dimension, with no information found on eliminating child and forced labour, supporting smallholder productivity or paying employees a living wage.

Food and Agriculture Benchmark

The Food and Agriculture Benchmark will assess 350 keystone companies on the issues underpinning the food system transformation agenda. The benchmark’s aim is to stimulate companies to apply sustainable business practices throughout their operations as well as use their influence to encourage value chain partners to do the same. WBA has organised the food and agriculture value chain into six sub-sectors. These sub-sectors are also reflected in the methodology framework.

Food and agriculture revenue
THB 74,091,959,000
(USD 3,108,629,100)
Major subsidiaries
n/a
Consumer brands
S-Pure

Value chain sub-sectors

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