Olam International

Sep 2017

image

“Olam is a leading agri-business operating from seed to shelf in 70 countries, supplying food and industrial raw materials to over 23,000 customers worldwide. We grow, source, process, manufacture, transport, trade and market 47 different agri-products. Our team of 70,000 full-time, seasonal, contract and temporary employees work to bring essential agricultural products to homes around the globe every day.
 
In November 2012, Olam acquired 100% equity interest in Dehydro Foods Limited (“Dehydro”), the largest processor of dehydrated onions in Egypt.
 
The company owns two factories, Located in 6th of October City, Giza and Beni Suef, Bayad Al-Arab. The company manages a large agricultural operation in the Western Desert ranging from East Owaynat to Wadi ElNatroun, in partnership with Egypt’s leading land reclamation and agricultural companies. Olam also sources its raw material from a vast network of smallholder farmers from Upper Egypt to the Nile Delta.
 
Olam SVI Egypt has 900 employees including permanent and casual/daily laborers. Our Net investment as of June 2017 is of USD 18.9 Mn. Over the coming 2 years, Olam SVI has plans to invest between USD 4 – 6 Mn. Currently, our production capacity is 11,500 MT Finished goods. Over 90% of our total production is exported.
 
In keeping with Olam’s strong social values, the company engages in training programs for undergraduate students as well as farmer training and development programs.”