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.
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.