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Table 1 Characteristics of twelve selected companies

From: Corporate political activity of major food companies in Thailand: an assessment and policy recommendations

No Company Market share (% of total market share in its food sector/category) Food sector (food category) Type of ownership
Packaged foods - Baked, biscuit and snack bars (BBS) b
1 President Bakery PCL 28.5 Packaged food (Baked goods) Thai
2 Thai President Foods Public Co Ltd 8.5 Packaged food (Biscuit and snack bars) Thai
Packaged foods - Confectionery, ice cream and frozen desserts (CIF) c
3 Mars Inca 9.8 Packaged food (Confectionery) Transnational company
4 Unilever Groupa 60.3 Packaged food (Ice cream and frozen desserts) Transnational company
5 Nestlea 13.4 Packaged food (Ice cream and frozen desserts) Transnational company
Packaged foods - Ready meals(RM) d
6 Charoen Pokphand Group [CP] 40.6 Ready meals Thai
Packaged foods - Sweet and savoury snacks (SSS)
7 PepsiCo Inca 24.1 Packaged food (Sweet and savory snacks) Transnational company
8 BerliJucker Plc [BJC] 9.7 Packaged food (Sweet and savory snacks) Thai
9 TaoKaeNoi Food & Marketing Co Ltd 8.2 Packaged food (Sweet and savory snacks) Thai
Soft drinks
10 CocaCola Coa 28.0 Soft drinks Transnational company
Fast food restaurant
11 Yum! Brands Inc 13.3 Fast food Transnational company
Sugar supplier
12 Mitr Phol group 20.3 Sugar Thai
  1. aCommitted to self-regulating marketing for children under Thai Pledge policy
  2. bExample products in this category include baked, biscuit and snack bars
  3. cExample products in this category include confectionery, ice cream and frozen desserts
  4. dExample products in this category include ready meals