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OUR IMPACT

Discover the positive impact your purchases have on communities and the environment.

Read about how Olam is working with partners to support farmer livelihoods, promote equality and improve environmental standards.

IMPACT STORIES

20th June, 2019

NO TEARS FOR ONION FARMERS AS YIELDS INCREASE BY 20%

“I’ve been farming for 20 years in Egypt and working with Olam for the past two seasons. During this period, myself and fellow farmers have been able to reduce water consumption, better control fungal diseases, increase our yield and drastically reduce waste during harvest which helped increase our overall productivity. This is thanks to the advice and advanced equipment such as soil probes, that the agronomists provide us with." Mohamed Ali, onion farmer, Western Desert, Egypt.

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15th February, 2019

COFFEE FARMERS NAVIGATE PRICE VOLATILITY WITH DURIAN AND PASSION FRUIT

In the central province of Daklak in Vietnam, coffee farmers have boosted their economic prospects by securing additional sources of income.

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15th February, 2019

IMPROVING FOOD SECURITY & NUTRITION FOR HEALTHIER, MORE PRODUCTIVE CASHEW FARMERS

In rural Cote d'Ivoire, Olam has been running economic programmes to boost the incomes and livelihoods of smallholder cashew farmers for several years, but up until recently, farmers received no such education or support on health and nutrition.

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15th February, 2019

RE-IMAGINING GLOBAL AGRICULTURE TO TACKLE CLIMATE CHANGE AND SAVE ENERGY

Re-imagining global agriculture requires a wider focus than crops and farming techniques. Our Strategic Energy Management Plan (SEMP) has led to powerful initiatives that tackle climate change and are saving energy across our global operations.

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15th February, 2019

CREATING THE MOST EFFICIENT AND SUSTAINABLE ONION IN THE WORLD

Olam’s dried onion and garlic breeding programme has been going strong since 1943, using selective seed breeding to deliver onions with more dry matter to boost yield per hectare and reduce the land, water and pesticide needed.

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16th April, 2018

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - A PROCESSING UNIT THAT TRANSFORMED A TOWN

Olam’s business strategy has always been about helping communities to produce the best produce as this also creates value for Olam and our customers.

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