OLVEA is closely keeping abreast of the evolution of the COVID-19 virus and doing its utmost in order to ensure a full supply continuity for all of its customers. With 90 years of expertise in producing and sourcing multiple vegetable oils throughout the world, OLVEA is ideally positioned to secure its various supply chains in the weeks and months to come.
OLVEA Green Technologies, our eco-refining plant, is now certified according to the FSSC 22000 standard (Food Safety System Certification), attesting of the reliability of its food safety management system and therefore of its permanent control of health hazards.
All the teams of OLVEA Group wish you a Happy New Year 2020!
OLVEA’s vegetable oils which are processed and refined in our eco-refinery OLVEA Green Technologies, have obtained the Kosher certification. This certification, delivered by the Orthodox Union guarantees that the products and their production comply with all the requirements of kashrut (the laws of kosher food).
OLVEA is working with the Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP), an environmental NGO, to support their work on sustainable fisheries. OLVEA is an SFP “Target 75 Champion“, meaning that we have joined the initiative to set the goal of seeing 75% or more of global seafood volumes in key sectors being produced in a sustainable manner, or improving towards sustainability, by 2020.
OLVEA has been established in Burkina Faso for more than 10 years for its Shea butter production. OLVEA has recently developed a Sesame seed oil supply chain, which relies on OLVEA’s existing local network.
OLVEA’s Philanthropic Fund has financed a new literacy campaign in Burkina Faso, allowing the opening of 3 dedicated centres. 88 people were trained there for 4 months!
OLVEA is a signatory member of the United Nations Global Compact since 2015 and thus, is committed to integrate and promote its 10 principles related to human rights, international labour standards, environment and anti-corruption.
OLVEA’s website has had a makeover! Visit OLVEA’s new website and discover more about our activities, our latest developments and investments.
OLVEA is proud to be part of the Solidarity Sourcing program of L’Oréal! We are indeed working with thousands of women producers in Burkina Faso in order to produce our conventional, organic and fair-trade Shea butters from sources you can trust.