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Table 1 Characteristics of the 19 selected companies

From: Assessment of the stated policies of prominent food companies related to obesity and non-communicable disease (NCD) prevention in Thailand

ID code Company Food category/sector Typea Market share (% of total in its food category/sector)
Packaged foods
 PK1 President Bakery PCL Baked food Thai 28.5
 PB1 JG Summit Holdings Inc Biscuit and snack bar Transnational 25.8
 PB2 Ezaki Glico Co Ltd Biscuit and snack bar Transnational 13.6
 PB3 Thai President Foods Public Co Ltd Biscuit and snack bar Thai 8.5
 PC1 Mondelez International Inc Confectionery Transnational 27.3
 PC2 Mars Inc Confectionery Transnational 9.8
 PC3 Perfetti Van Melle Group Confectionery Transnational 4.7
 PI1 Unilever Group Ice cream and frozen dessert Transnational 60.3
 PI2 Nestlé Ice cream and frozen dessert Transnational 13.4
 PR1 Charoen Pokphand Group Ready meal Thai 40.6
 PS1 PepsiCo Inc.b Sweet and savory snack Transnational 24.1
 PS2 BerliJucker Plc [BJC] Sweet and savory snack Thai 9.7
 PS3 TaoKaeNoi Food & Marketing Co Ltd Sweet and savory snack Thai 8.2
Non-alcoholic beverages
 B1 CocaCola Co Soft drink Transnational 28
 B2 Thai Beverage PCL Soft drink Thai 12.2
 B3 Boon Rawd Brewery Co Ltd Soft drink Thai 9.1
Fast food restaurants
 F1 Yum! Brands Inc Fast food restaurant Transnational 13.3
Food retailers
 R1 Seven & I Holdings Co Ltd Food retailer Transnational 8.3
 R2 Tesco Plc Food retailer Transnational 7
  1. a ‘Thai’ – a Thai-owned company that produces goods or services in Thailand and may also export them to other countries; ‘Transnational’ – a corporate company that is owned by a person or company from another country, which controls production of goods or services in two or more countries other than Thailand
  2. b PepsiCo is the owner of Lays Potato Chips, and other prominent brands of snacks