CHG Shares Sustainability Efforts in 2022 Report

sustainability reportC.H. Guenther and Son, a global food manufacturing company based in San Antonio with 28 facilities in the US, Canada and Europe, is making significant strides in sustainability through energy and waste reduction, advanced farming practices, and increased use of sustainable and recyclable sources for its product ingredients and packaging. These initiatives are highlighted in the company’s first environmental, social and governance report – People, Planet and Purpose – now being shared with stakeholders, suppliers and customers across the company’s global footprint.

“When it comes to sustainability, we thoughtfully consider our impact on the environment when developing annual and long-term business plans. We do this to limit energy and water consumption and minimize waste,” says John Buckles, CHG’s President and CEO. “As part of our sustainability efforts, we also make safe working conditions for employees our highest priority. As for the communities we operate in, we proudly give back through a variety of charitable giving programs.”

In 2022, CHG increased its commitment to sustainability in a variety of ways, highlighted in the report, including:

In early 2022, CHG conducted a third-party materiality assessment to survey investors, management and employees, customers, and suppliers to learn the areas of most concern to our stakeholders. Many of our sustainability activities are in response to meeting our stakeholders’ needs and are reported directly to them through CDP, SupplyShift, Ecovadis, Sedex, DEI portals and other specialized reporting instruments. We are proud to strive toward improvement, year after year.


About C.H. Guenther & Son

San Antonio-based C.H. Guenther & Son is a leading food manufacturer that has delivered high-quality products and “just baked from scratch” flavor for 170 years. Founded in Texas in 1851, the global company employs more than 4,000 people in 28 manufacturing locations in the U.S., Canada, and Western Europe. CHG is a leading supplier of value-added grain-based and frozen food products for foodservice clients and select consumer markets. CHG’s well-loved retail brands such as Pioneer, White Wings, Sun-Bird, and Cuisine Adventures have been included at family meals for generations. CHG is owned by Pritzker Private Capital (PPC) along with management and other co-investors. Visit us at