Fuji Oil Holdings

Fuji Oil Holdings has business activities across vegetable oils and fats, chocolate, fermented ingredients and soy-based products. It is engaged in the R&D, production and sale of these food ingredients. Fuji Oil's customers include manufacturers of processed foods, convenience stores, supermarkets and restaurants. The company’s two major R&D centres are in Japan and are engaged in research linked to new technologies and ingredient development.

Baseline assessment

Environment

Started the journey

Nutrition

Started the journey

Social inclusion

Started the journey

Summary

Fuji Oil publicly discloses a number of commitments across all three dimensions. The company has set and regularly reports on progress towards its GHG emissions reduction targets and recently announced new targets to reduce its scope 3 emissions. Fuji Oil commits to sustainably source some of its high-risk commodities such as palm oil, and it has region-specific programmes to minimise fertiliser and pesticide use. However, limited commitments were found relating to minimising freshwater use, food waste and packaging waste. In terms of nutrition, the company has a strategic commitment to work on protein diversification and responsible marketing, and it is committed to food safety. However, no evidence was found of commitments to product reformulation and workforce nutrition. In the social inclusion dimension, Fuji Oil is committed to eliminating child and forced labour, although only in its palm and cocoa supply chains, and it discloses processes to ensure the health and safety of employees. The company is also committed to protecting land tenure rights and has region-specific programmes to improve smallholder productivity. However, it does not disclose a living wage commitment.

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
JPY 300,800,000,000
Food and agriculture revenue USD
USD 2,759,388,000
Onwnership structure
Publicly listed
Number of employees
5,963

Value chain sub-sectors

Other benchmarks

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