Today, our subsidiary New Zealand Farming Systems Uruguay (NZFSU) manages milking cows across Uruguay, producing millions of litres of milk each year.
Our milk goes on to produce dairy products including cheese, milk powders, yogurt, butter and infant formula. Our team of almost 750 dairy experts has an unrelenting focus on animal health, food safety and nutritional value.
“Our focus looking forward is to develop a competitive operation based on standardised processes with properly trained and committed teams.”
We employ over 750 experts across 28 locations.
Ricardo Lopez MayorgaCountry Head and CEO of Olam Uruguay
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7th Apr, 2020
Olam supports fight against COVID-19 pandemic, including S$1.2 million donation to The Courage Fund
Olam International stands united with the global community amid challenging times as the COVID-19 crisis continues to unfold and impact all.
In response to the pandemic, Olam and its employees have raised S$1,274,340 for The Courage Fund1 in Singapore. More than 200 employees and members of the Board came together to donate S$637,170, which was matched dollar-for-dollar by the Company. The funds provide relief for those affected by the COVID-19 crisis, particularly patients, healthcare and frontline workers, and vulnerable Singaporeans.
Around the world, Olam has joined forces with its partners and governments to support national efforts on public sanitisation, awareness campaigns and distribution of medical supplies. To address challenges facing local communities, Olam is disseminating information and advice on COVID-19 to farmers through its online platforms, supporting mobile payments to farmers, and providing food packages to frontline workers. Throug
One intervention is not enough in the fight against child labour
Child labour in cocoa producing countries often stems from some really complex societal and economic challenges, from migration and poverty, to proximity to schools and community infrastructure.
The complexity of the problem means one intervention will never be enough – what is required is a broad range of preventative and remedial actions, both at the individual, community and national level. The complexity also necessitates that companies have better visibility of their supply chain and better understand the array of factors at play that create the conditions for child labour.
Olam Cocoa has committed to set up dedicated child labour monitoring and remediation systems (CLMRS) across 100 percent of our direct sourcing areas. Earlier this month, we announced a partnership with the Fair Labor Association (FLA) and local cocoa farming cooperatives to digitally register nearly 7,000 farmer suppliers in Cameroon and their households – the first time these measures have been introdu