Farm Brothers

Certified B Corporation
Headquarters

Noord-Holland, Netherlands The

Certified Since

October 2016

Sector

Wholesale/Retail

Operates In

Netherlands The

Farm Brothers is an organic food company, started in 2013 by two best friends in the Netherlands. Since its founding, the mission has been to provide the world with wholesome, tasty, and affordable organic grain snacks that also increase awareness of the benefits of organic food for the planet and all beings living on it. So far, the company is on the right track with nationwide distribution in the Netherlands as well as expansion into several other European countries. Farm Brothers supplies its delicious cookies to mainstream and organic retailers, as well as supplying cookies to the best restaurants, hotels, catering companies, and health cautious companies as a mid-day snack. Farm Brothers was founded on believing the company’s primary attitude is to do good for people and the planet by producing products the right way. This means not only using organic ingredients but also paying a fair price to all involved in the complete supply chain. The company is convinced that the “Farm Brothers way” of doing business will eventually impact the food system as a whole. It seeks change by offering products that are delicious, have an appealing packaging design, and a decent price point in order for healthy organic snacks to be in arms reach of every household.

Overall B Impact Score

Based on the B Impact assessment, Farm Brothers earned an overall score of 81.8. The median score for ordinary businesses who complete the assessment is currently 50.9.
81.8
81.8 Overall B Impact Score
80 Qualifies for B Corp Certification
50.9 Median Score for Ordinary Businesses

Governance 16.0

The Governance Impact Area evaluates a company's overall mission, engagement around its social and environmental impact, ethics, and transparency. This section also evaluates the ability of a company to protect their mission and formally consider stakeholders in decision making through their corporate structure (e.g. benefit corporation) or corporate governing documents.

Mission & Engagement3.7
Ethics & Transparency2.2
+ Mission Locked10

What is this? A company with an Impact Business Model is intentionally designed to create a specific positive outcome for one of its stakeholders - such as workers, community, environment, or customers.


Community 28.0

The Community Impact Area evaluates a company's engagement with and impact on the communities in which it operates, hires from, and sources from. Topics include diversity, equity, and inclusion; economic impact; civic engagement; charitable giving; and supply chain management. In addition, this section recognizes business models that are designed to address specific community-oriented problems, such as poverty alleviation through fair trade sourcing or distribution via microenterprises, producer cooperative models, locally focused economic development, and formal charitable giving commitments.

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion1.6
Economic Impact7.2
Civic Engagement & Giving9.6
Supply Chain Management5.3

Environment 36.4

The Environment Impact Area evaluates a company's overall environmental management practices as well as its impact on the air, climate, water, land, and biodiversity. This includes the direct impact of a company's operations and, when applicable, its supply chain and distribution channels. This section also recognizes companies with environmentally innovative production processes and those that sell products or services that have a positive environmental impact. Some examples might include products and services that create renewable energy, reduce consumption or waste, conserve land or wildlife, provide less toxic alternatives to the market, or educate people about environmental problems.

Environmental Management2.2
Air & Climate2.6
Water0.6
Land & Life4.3
+ Toxin Reduction / Remediation25.7

What is this? A company with an Impact Business Model is intentionally designed to create a specific positive outcome for one of its stakeholders - such as workers, community, environment, or customers.


Customers 1.3

The Customers Impact Area evaluates a company's stewardship of its customers through the quality of its products and services, ethical marketing, data privacy and security, and feedback channels. In addition, this section recognizes products or services that are designed to address a particular social problem for or through its customers, such as health or educational products, arts and media products, serving underserved customers or clients, and services that improve the social impact of other businesses or organizations.

Customer Stewardship1.3


Previous Overall B Impact Scores

2021 Overall B Impact Score81.8
2016 Overall B Impact Score87.8

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