Supply Chain Due Diligence Act

The German Supply Chain Due Diligence Act (SCDDA) came into force on January 1, 2023.

Accordingly, Dr. August Oetker KG is obliged to comply with the due diligence obligations defined in the Act:

  • Establishment of a management system
  • Carrying out risk analyses
  • Adoption of a policy statement
  • Deriving and implementing preventive and remedial measures
  • Establishment of a complaints procedure and
  • Preparation and publication of a report

to be implemented for Oetker's own business units and for suppliers.

Dr. August Oetker Nahrungsmittel KG falls within the scope of the Supply Chain Due Diligence Act via the Dr. August Oetker KG.

Based on the priority risks, our Policy Statement sets out the human rights strategy of the Oetker Group.

The Oetker Supplier Code of Conduct defines the corresponding expectations and requirements towards our suppliers.

Oetker Supplier Code of Conduct

The Oetker Group has established a Complaints Procedure. Within the framework of rules of procedure, we laid down the internal responsibilities and the handling of hints and complaints.