Olam Food Ingredients Appoints New Chair For Board Of Directors

Effective 9 September 2021, Niall FitzGerald has been appointed as the Chair of the Board of Directors for its operating group, Olam Food Ingredients (“OFI”). OFI is a new operating group born out of the re-organisation of Olam to unlock and maximise its long-term value. OFI offers sustainable, natural, value-added…

Olam Food Ingredients Accelerates Growth Strategy With A Transformative US Acquisition

Olam Food Ingredients (“OFI”) is acquiring a leading US private label spices and seasonings manufacturer Olde Thompson at an EV of US$950 million through its wholly owned subsidiary Olam Holdings Inc. This acquisition reinforces OFI’s growth strategy of being a global leader in providing sustainable, natural, value-added food and beverage…

Food Security Priorities Drive Applicants For Olam Food Prize 2021

The challenges of food security have been made more acute by COVID-19, and they've driven applications for Olam 's bi-annual prize in support of transformational development and delivery of agriculture solutions around the world. A majority of the early entrants have come from Africa-based scientists, academics, and entrepreneurs. Applications are…

Olam Urges Brands To Adopt New Rice Eco-Label To Support Sustainable Rice Production

Olam International is calling for retailers and food brands to back the new “Sustainable Rice Platform-Verified” Assurance Scheme and consumer pack label[1], which will allow consumers to choose products that directly support efforts to increase farmer incomes and reduce the environmental impact of rice production. Speaking ahead of UN Climate…

Olam To Speed Innovation To Address Global Food Security

Olam International, in partnership with Agropolis Fondation, is on the hunt for ground-breaking scientific research that can deliver transformational impacts within global agriculture and win a USD$75,000 grant to support development and implementation. Unlike other research awards, the Olam Prize for Innovation in Food Security requires clear evidence of potential…
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