Founded in 1929 in Normandy (France), the initial business of this family-owned Group was to trade cod liver oils in connection with the activity of the fishing port of Fécamp. Today, the OLVEA Group employs more than 250 people with more than 55,000 tons of oils sold per year.
OLVEA’s annual growth rate has increased by 15% over the past 10 years. The sales turnover reaches €115 million with and investment of more than €40 million over the past 5 years, including new production plants, refining and storage capacities compliant with the current health and environment regulations.
OLVEA grows continuously through its 2 business units:
- Fish oils and fish meals used into sectors such as food, dietary suppelments, infant nutrition, aquafeed, petfood and technical applications;
- Vegetable oils and specialty ingredients used by the cosmetic, pharmaceutical and food industries.
Recently, OLVEA has inaugurated OLVEA Green Technologies, one of Europe’s first green and eco-design refinery plant for vegetable and fish oils.