With over 90 years of experience and know-how in the oils and fats industry, OLVEA is a leading supplier of vegetable and fish oils.

Founded in 1929 in Normandy (France), the initial business of this family-owned Group was to trade cod liver oils in connection with the activity of the fishing port of Fécamp. Today, the OLVEA Group employs more than 290 people of 15 different nationalities and sells more than 65,000 tons of oils sold per year.

Over the past 10 years OLVEA has reached an annual growth rate over 15%. The sales turnover reaches €162 million with investments of more than €40 million for the last 3 years, including new production plants, refining and storage capacities, compliant with the current health and environment regulations.

Key figures

people worldwide
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of annual growth each year
invested in the past 3 years

Historic review

Discover OLVEA’s history, from its creation in 1929 to its latest investments.

Historical photos of Fécamp’s harbour, dating from 1900 – 1950, ©ARCHIVES MUNICIPALES DE FECAMP, FONDS BERGOIN – YVON IMAGERY