With 90 years of experience and know-how in the oils and fat industry, we source and select vegetable oils and specialty ingredients that suit our clients’ applications.

All our raw materials come from supply chains carefully selected for the quality of their sanitary safety standards and production processes. They also are closely monitored to ensure compliance with the ISO 9001 standard and HACCP methods.

OLVEA Vegetable Oils commercialize a wide range of organic oils certified by Ecocert, in line with NOP standards and European Organic Regulation EC 889/2008, as well as fair-trade products certified by Ecocert according to the Fair for Life standards.

Certifications management

OLVEA Vegetable Oils and OLVEA Burkina Faso are certified For Life by Ecocert.

When receiving the oils, we do our own physicochemical tests to confirm that the oils match our purchasing requirements. A monitoring plan for contaminants has also been set up with COFRAC-certified labs to ensure the compliance with the current European regulations.

Certification For Life - Ecocert

Our quality policy revolves around 4 main themes:

High quality supply

suppliers‘ referencement;

• setting up of security stocks;

controls carried out in our laboratories or accredited COFRAC-accredited labs;

• control of logistics.

Customer responsiveness

market knowledge;

• supply and demand analysis;.

innovation to meet the needs of our customers, in compliance with the regulations in force.

Good manufacturing practices

control of chemical, allergenic, physical, and micro-biological hazards according to the HACCP principles for the safety of our oils;

cross contaminations control between different oils;

• batches traceability.


managing the process from the quotations to the delivery;

• effective communication;

Competent staff;

Continuous improvement according to ISO 9001.