food and beverage companies

Photo: Campaigners in the Philippines push for food security. Credit: Vin Aranas/GRAISEA2 PMU

Blog: One Year of Action To End Human Suffering Behind Our Food

One year ago, Oxfam launched the Behind the Price campaign to end the human suffering behind our food. With your support, the campaign has already achieved some big wins!

Battle of the Brands

Blog: Battle of the Brands: The Annual Scorecard Update

Twice a year, Oxfam takes a look at publically available information on the agricultural sourcing policies of the top ten food and beverage companies. These are the same companies that make a large portion of what you buy everyday. Here's our latest assessment of how well the top 10 Food & Beverage companies are performing on 7 themes: Transparency, Women, Workers, Farmers, Land, Water, and Climate. 

Back-breaking work: tea picking in Mulanje, Southern Malawi. Photo: Abbie Trayler-Smith

Blog: Behind the world’s favorite brew: a living wage for tea pickers

The tragic collapse of a garment factory in Bangladesh has put a spotlight on the poor pay and working conditions endured by millions of people who make our clothes or grow our food.

The power of scrutiny – food giants under the spotlight

Blog: The power of scrutiny – food giants under the spotlight

The global food giants are under scrutiny. We launched the Behind the Brands campaign and scorecard on 26 February. Less than three weeks later, the Global Access to Nutrition Index (GANI) was launched. Taken together, the two scorecards shine a light on the policies and operations of the world’s largest food and beverage companies.

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