Wednesday, May 06, 2009

Boycott products that contain Palm Oil - the big ones

Rank; Brand; Manfacturer; Sales; Palm oil?
2. Warburtons, Warburtons, £709m, YES
4. Hovis, Premier Foods, £405m, YES
5. Cadbury Dairy Milk, Cadbury, £374m, YES
6. Kingsmill, ABF, £363m, YES
17. Persil, Unilever, £210m, YES
18. Flora Spreads, Unilever, £200m, YES
23. Galaxy, Mars, £185m, YES
24. Youngs Frozen Fish, Young's, £184m, YES
25. Kit Kat, Nestle, £183m, YES
30. Bold, Procter & Gamble, £174m, SUSPECTED*
31. Mr Kipling Cakes, Premier Foods, £174m, YES
32. Wrigley's Extra, Wrigley, £170m, YES
33. Ariel, Procter & Gamble, £157m, SUSPECTED*
34. Pringles, Procter & Gamble, £143m SUSPECTED*
40. Birds Eye Poultry, Birds Eye, £130m, YES
41. Maltesers, Mars, £130m, YES
47. Mars, Mars, £123m, YES
49. Kellogg's Special K, Kellogg's, £122m, YES
53. Ginsters, Ginsters, £114m, YES
58. Fairy Laundry, Procter & Gamble, £107m, SUSPECTED*
59. Fairy Liquid, Procter & Gamble, £107m, SUSPECTED*
60. McVitie's Digestives, United Biscuits, £106m, YES
61. Comfort, Unilever, £106m, YES
64. Goodfella's Pizza, Northern Foods, £101m, YES
69. Lenor, Procter & Gamble, £98m, SUSPECTED*
72. Daz, Procter & Gamble, £95m, SUSPECTED*
75. McCoys, United Biscuits, £90m, YES
77. Haribo, Haribo, £89m, YES
78. Bisto Gravy, Premier Foods, £89m, YES
79. BM Cooked Meat, Bernard Matthews, £88m, YES
82. Quality Street, Nestle, £85m, YES
83. Richmond Sausages, Kerry Foods, £84m, YES
84. CrunchyNut Cornflakes, Kellogg's, £83m, YES
85. Magnum, Unilever, £79m, YES
87. Bessies Potatoes, Heinz, £78m, YES
88. Chicago Town Pizza, Dr Oetker, £77m, YES
91. Cadbury Cakes, Premier Foods, £76m, YES
92. Young's Chilled Fish, Young's, £75m, YES
93. Cadbury Roses, Cadbury, £75m, YES
96. Pot Noodles, Unilever, £73m, YES
97. Aero, Nestle, £73m, YES
98. Surf, Unilever, £73m, YES
100. Clover Spreads, Dairy Crest, £72m, YES
Sources: Sales statistics: AC Nielsen. Palm oil: The Independent
* Procter & Gamble, which uses palm oil in a wide variety of products, will not disclose its use in individual brands
There's about 3 products on the list that I buy occasionally - but I won't be from now on.
Full list in Independent

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