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Company number: 00147624

Reporting period:
27 June 2021 to 25 December 2021

Warning This information is as reported by the business, and responses are in their own words.

This report was filed on 18 January 2022

and approved by Christine Page

Payment statistics

Average time taken to pay invoices: 81 days

Invoices paid:

Invoices due but not paid within agreed terms: 6 %

Payment terms

Standard payment period for qualifying contracts

97 days

Standard payment terms

90 days plus 7 from the end of month following receipt of invoice.

Were there any changes to the standard payment terms in the reporting period?


Maximum contractual payment period agreed

97 days

Any other information about payment terms


Dispute resolution process

Heinz builds and develops relationships with its suppliers and in the first instance would always look to settle any dispute through amicable discussions or, where applicable, in accordance with any dispute resolution provisions agreed contractually.

Other payment information

Has this business signed up to a code of conduct or standards on payment practices? If so, which?

For example, signatories to The Prompt Payment Code must commit to paying 95% of their invoices within 60 days.


Does this business offer e-invoicing in relation to qualifying contracts? This is where suppliers can electronically submit and track invoices. It’s not just allowing suppliers to email them an invoice.


Does this business offer supply chain finance? This is where a supplier who has submitted an invoice can be paid by a third-party finance provider earlier than the agreed payment date. The business would then pay the finance provider the invoiced sum.


Under its payment practices and policies, can this business deduct sums from payments under qualifying contracts as a charge for remaining on a supplier list?


During the reporting period, did the business deduct sums from payments as a charge for remaining on a supplier list?