Marc Daudruy, former managing director of the OLVEA Group, passed away at the age of 78. He joined the family business in the 1970s and expanded its activities to include vegetable oils, allowing it to grow strongly.
With the support of the OLVEA Group, its Philanthropic Fund financed the creation and implementation of marine debris containers, installed on Fécamp’s dike. These containers were inaugurated during the World Clean Up Day.
OLVEA is daily committed to implement sustainable development within its supply chains not only by respecting local resources, but also by adding real social and economic values to local communities.
The Sesame seeds have been sown in July and August in Burkina Faso, during the rainy season. The crops are now in full production and will be ready for harvest in October.
In 2019, the development funds related to the fair-trade supply chains of TrueShea™ (Shea butter) and Sesame oil and Avocado oil were able to finance many environmental and social projects.
OLVEA launches the TrueShea™ brand covering all its existing pure, sustainable and 100% natural Shea butters!
Following an election process, OLVEA Vegetable Oils, represented by Philippe Garidou, our Sales Director, is happy to join the GSA Executive Committee! This new mission places OLVEA in a leading position to provide support and advice for the development of the strategic interests of the Shea industry and the practical necessities of its members.
OLVEA has been a signatory of the United Nations Global Compact since 2015 and actively commits to sustainable development and to offering its clients sustainably-sourced products while preserving the future.
Today is #EarthDay’s 50th birthday! This annual event celebrated worldwide aims to raise awareness and gather people around the same issue : environmental protection. OLVEA has been committed for years to preserving and respecting biodiversity. Our dedication is demonstrated on a daily basis, both through the reduction of the environmental impact of our production and through our sustainable development projects.
OLVEA Green Technologies has thus obtained the Silver status by Ecovadis, less than 1,5 year after its start-up! 🥈 This score acknowledges OLVEA’s daily work and commitment in terms of sustainable development and Corporate Social Responsibility. With a score of 63/100, our “Silver” lever places us in the top 25% of companies assesed by Ecovadis.