Who are we?

About us

OLVEA Vegetable Oils is a subsidiary of the family-owned OLVEA Group, located in Normandy (France) since 1929, with a turnover of 200 million € and more than 300 employees worldwide.

OLVEA offers a wide range of pure and natural vegetable oils (COSMOS Approved, organic, upcycled or fair trade) for cosmetics and nutrition.


With over 90 years of experience and know-how in the oils and fat industry, we source and select vegetable oils that suits 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.


Integrated supply chains

In order to maintain the highest standards regarding the quality, traceability and consistency of its raw materials, OLVEA has set up sustainable supply chains in Africa:

In Morocco, for the production of OLVE’True™ Argan oil and OLVE’True™ Hazelnut oil,

In Burkina Faso, for the production of OLVE’True™ Shea butter and OLVE’True™ Sesame oil,

In Kenya, for the production of OLVE’True™ Avocado oil and OLVE’True™ Macadamia oil.

Sustainable Development

OLVEA is committed in promoting sustainable development, not only environmentally, but also by adding real social and economic values to the actors of our eco-responsible production processes.