We then expanded into coffee, cotton, cocoa, grains, spices and vegetable ingredients, as well as risk management solutions. Headquartered in São Paulo, we are supported by over 1500 dedicated employees across the country.
All of our procurement in Brazil comes under the Olam Supplier Code, which provides a comprehensive set of conditions to support our goal to purchase raw materials and products that are produced in a manner that is socially responsible, economically profitable and environmentally sustainable. We are also working with smallholder farmers to improve yields and incomes.
Our employees are actively initiating and participating in community programmes focused on promoting child welfare, education and health. And we have joined various industry bodies to further the cause for sustainable economic development, such as CECAFE (Coffee) and AIPC Cocoa Processors Association (AIPC).
We employ over 1500 people across 31 locations