Olam Insights

    Facts on Olam Spices

    Quick facts
    12 origins
    Americas: USA, Mexico, Brazil, Peru
    Asia: Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Cambodia, India, China
    Middle East & Africa: Egypt, Nigeria
    50 years of proprietary research and plant breeding
    Growing in 4 countries
    USA: Contract farming on 50,000 acres, California
    Egypt: Contract farming on 2,500 acres
    Vietnam: 325 hectares
    Brazil: 400 hectares
    Manufacturing in 6 countries
    USA, Peru, Egypt, China, India and Vietnam
    Annual processing capacities (MT)
    India: 10,000
    Vietnam: 10,000
    Egypt: 10,000
    China: 16,000
    20 product lines – Olam Spices is the world’s largest supplier of dehydrated onion, garlic and capsicum. Tomatoes, purees, herbs and spices – black pepper, white pepper, red pepper, chilli pepper, cassia, ginger, nutmeg, turmeric, cumin, curry powder and coriander.
    Major markets
    North America: USA
    Europe: UK, Netherlands, Denmark, France
    Asia: Indonesia, Thailand, Greater China


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