Non-Financial Performance Statement
Trends & vision
Food transition is a major social issue. With “consum’actors” in the quest of Better Food and trust, food is evolving towards a new model that is more responsible and more respectful of the environment. Sustainable development and the digital revolution are transforming the agrifood chain and food retailing. SAVENCIA has the ambition of reinventing sustainable and quality food meeting consumers’ new expectations and its #PositiveFood vision: a diversified diet combining pleasure and health, with natural and limited processed products.
By reinforcing its competitiveness and innovation, and its CSR commitment towards its various stakeholders, the Group constantly adapts to the risks of the environment, to raw materials volatility, to changes in its markets worldwide and customers whether in retail or B to B professionals.
in 34 countries
59% of men
41% of women
Subsidiaries in close touch with their local environment
Environmental and societal resources
19.4 million m3 of water
2,533 GWh of energy
4.7 billion liters of milk processed worldwide
The stability of a majority family shareholding
Control over SAVENCIA Fromage & Dairy, a listed company with equity of € 1,703 million
An international, independent family food group with a long-term perspective. With its strong values and its mission: LEADING THE WAY TO BETTER FOOD, SAVENCIA deploys a strategy of creating innovative and high-quality products and speciality brands. The Group manufactures and sells products and specialty brands in retail and food service, as well as ingredients for industry. Committed to leading the way sustainably with its Oxygen CSR approach, SAVENCIA relies on subsidiaries in close contact with their local markets as well as by the pooling of global expertise.
One Group, two entities: SAVENCIA Fromage & Dairy, a major player in milk processing, 5th cheese group globally and 2nd cheese group in France and SAVENCIA Gourmet, an international player for sweet Premium Food Service, present in French retail stores with its strong deli and seafood brands.
20.5% of net sales
73.5 % of employees received trainees in 2021
585 apprenticeship contracts in 2021
For the environment
Trend in greenhouse gas impact of milk collection:
- 282 000 T Eq CO2 entre 2010 et 2021
85% of recyclable or biodegradable packaging in 2021
For society at large and local communities
Valrhona "Live Long" plan:
actions for cocoa producers
Bordeau Chesnel: partnership with pig breeders for a sustainable production
SAVENCIA Fromage & Dairy #2 of the ESG Gaïa Research 2021 ranking in the consumer goods sector
A Group endowment fund
2.8 % of net sales
THE NON-FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE STATEMENT