About Olam

Key FactsOur Value

  • Listed on Singapore Exchange in 2005
  • 53.6% owned by Temasek Holdings and 17.4% by Mitsubishi Corporation
  • 72,000 employees
  • 210 processing plants
  • Managing 2.46 million hectares of land
  • 22.5 million MT sales volume (FY17)
  • S$26.27 billion sales turnover (FY17)

About Us

Established in 1989, Olam is a leading global agri-business. The business started with origination and traditional supply chain segments. We have evolved by developing end to end supply chain capacity with our own plantations, concessions and farms, processing and manufacturing capability. Our relationships with farmers, distributors, and marketers around the world are built on years of trade and trust, and are one of our most valuable, unique, and enduring assets as a company.

 

Our Portfolio

We are present in 5 business segments.

Edible Nuts and Spices

  • Cashews
  • Peanuts
  • Almonds
  • Hazelnuts
  • Pistachois
  • Walnuts
  • Sesame and Beans
  • Pepper
  • Onion
  • Garlic
  • Capsicum
  • Tomato

Confectionery and Beverage Ingredients

  • Cocoa
  • Coffee

Food Staples and Packaged Food

  • Rice
  • Sugar and Sweeteners
  • Dairy
  • Grains and Animal Feed
  • Edible Oils
  • Packaged Foods

Industrial Raw Materials,Infrastructure and Logistics

  • Cotton
  • Wood Products
  • Rubber
  • Fertiliser
  • Infrastructure and Logistics

Commodity Financial Services

  • Funds Management

 

Our Value Chain

Our upstream farming operations include almond orchards in Australia and USA, coffee plantation in Brazil, Laos, Tanzania and Zambia, a rice farm in Nigeria, oil palm and rubber plantations in Gabon, forestry concessions in the Republic of Congo and dairy farms in Russia and Uruguay.

Our midstream processing operations include wheat mills in Nigeria, Ghana and Senegal, sugar refining in India and Indonesia, peanut ingredients in the USA as well as cocoa processing in Brazil, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Germany, The Netherlands, Spain, Singapore, UK and USA.

Thanks to our experience in Africa, we have also built a strong downstream network to bring our products to consumers. Our Packaged Foods business manufactures, markets and sells foods such as biscuits, tomato paste and yoghurt drink products in Nigeria and Ghana.

Thanks to our experience in Africa, we have also built a strong downstream network to bring our products to consumers. Our Packaged Foods business manufactures, markets and sells foods such as biscuits, tomato paste and yoghurt drink products in Nigeria and Ghana.

Farming and Plantations

Selective Upstream

Perennial tree crops, Broadacre row crops, Dairy farming, Forest concessions

Supply Chain

Global origination and sourcing, Primary processing, Inland and marine logistics, Merchandising, Trading, Value-added solutions, Risk management

Processing and Ingredients

Selective mid/downstream

Value-added manufacturing Branding and distribution (Africa)

 

Our Purpose: To re-imagine global agriculture and food systems

Agriculture faces huge environmental and social challenges.Our plantation and processing experience, coupled with our year-round presence working with farmer in remote regions, means that we are in strong position to re-imagine global agriculture for better. Our vision is to create Living Landscape where prosperous farmers and thriving communities live in harmony with healthy eco-systems.

Thriving communities

Revitalising communities who depend on agricultural systems so that people live well

Prosperous farmers and farming systems

Re-thinking how people and companies are financially rewarded to make the agricultural sector attractive and viable

Re-generation of the living world

Re-generating ecosystems, soils and water to create landscapes where industrial agriculture, smallholders and other rural commerce co-exist with nature