Olam Spices & Vegetables Ingredients, Cocoa, Edible Nuts, and Coffee to showcase innovative practices and sustainable business model
Olam International (“Olam”), a leading agri-business operating across the value chain in 70 countries, recognises that ingredient transparency is integral to the future of the food industry and therefore seeks to provide products that are produced in an ethical, socially responsible and environmentally sustainable manner.
Stop by booth 1544 at the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Annual Expo on July 16-19 in Chicago to discover what sets Olam apart and how it is revolutionising supply chains. Plus, check out the tastings and samples at each of the product portfolio tables: Spices and Vegetable Ingredients, Edible Nuts, Coffee and Cocoa.
Olam Spices & Vegetable Ingredients (SVI) – Now non-GMO and Gluten-Free Certified
Olam Spices & Vegetable Ingredients (Olam SVI) is the world’s largest globally integrated producer and supplier of spices and vegetable ingredients such as dehydrated onions and garlic, black pepper, capsicums and tomatoes. With a keen focus on sustainability, its ingredients are found in nearly every food product in grocery stores, restaurants and family kitchens in more than 70 countries. Not to mention, Olam SVI is a top-5 producer of processed tomatoes, the largest organic tomato processor in the world and the largest exporter of capsicums in Peru.
“As a leading supplier for food ingredients, we are proud to be able to bring our customers the very best when it comes to quality and value,” says Managing Director & CEO of Olam Spices & Vegetable Ingredients (SVI), Greg Estep. “With the launch of our new non-GMO and gluten-free certifications for SVI, our products can continue to meet the growing demand for clean, healthy ingredients. At Olam, we want to lead the way in the future of food while continuing to bring safety, sustainability and integrity to the table.”
Olam Cocoa is the world’s foremost, focused supplier of cocoa beans and cocoa products (cocoa powder, cocoa liquor and cocoa butter) to the global cocoa, chocolate and confectionery industries. At IFT, Olam Cocoa will be presenting products and innovations from the premium deZaan™ brand that are designed to meet consumer demands in the Dairy, Bakery, Cereal, Confectionery, and Beverage business sectors, which will include the world’s first ever, natural (non-alkalised) dark cocoa powder, TrueDark™. This unique and innovative cocoa powder addresses consumer demand for clean label products and is the only natural cocoa powder able to provide a rich chocolate flavour and the same, or better, colour impact of alkalised cocoa powder.
“For our customers, deZaan™ is synonymous with cocoa innovation. Meeting customer demand for sustainable, transparent and clean label ingredients, TrueDark™ offers real solutions to industry challenges,” said Rinus Heemskerk, Global Innovation Director for Olam Cocoa.
Visitors to the Olam stand will have the opportunity to experience TrueDark™ in samples of Indulgent Chocolate Ice Cream, as well as enjoy concept applications, such as cold brew coffee topped with cocoa powder infused whipped cream and chilli chocolate brownies.
Olam Edible Nuts
Olam is also the leading supplier of edible nuts and nut ingredients. Almonds, cashews, hazelnuts, peanuts and sesame are produced and processed in all major global origins and distributed to customers worldwide. This distinctive position leverages its solid value chain integration from farm to factory gate, enabling the company to offer a reliable supply of nuts and nut ingredients at competitive prices all year round.
Olam’s Coffee portfolio consists of products derived from Robusta and Arabica coffee beans as well as spray and freeze-dried soluble coffee. Olam is amongst the world’s leading originators and shippers of coffee beans. Olam’s Specialty Coffee connects roasters the world over with the finest specialty green coffees.