Non-Financial Performance Statement

Business Model

One group, 2 entities

Savencia Fromage & Dairy, the world’s 12th largest dairy group and 5th largest cheese group.
Savencia Gourmet, an international player in premium food service and sweet gastronomy, and which offers retail brands of charcuterie, seafood and chocolate in France.

Our mission

Leading the way to better food

Our strategy

Creating value through specialty differentiation and innovation

Our culture


Tolerance, courage, honesty, loyalty

Principles for action

Subsidiarity, collegiality, autonomy


25,212 employees committed to our shared values.
58.6% men / 41.4% women.
Strong and unique brands including local heritage brands, brands of origin and PDO.
4.8 billion liters of processed milk, collected from dairy farmers who are partners of Savencia Fromage & Dairy. cocoa producers in long-term partnership with Valrhona.
Quality, R&D and business expertise in our productions sites around the world. Continuous improvement in natural resources management.
An omnichannel strategy, with partnering sales networks and customers globally.
A “glocal” model with shared global expertises and local subsidiaries in close proximity to their markets.
The stability of a family shareholding controlling Savencia Fromage & Dairy, listed on the stock exchange.

Value creation


Cheese Products

Butter, cream, infant formula

seafood products

Chocolate, retail
& E Commerce

Food Service

Cheese, butter, cream, cheese sauces

Chocolate and
sweet preparations


Dairy ingredients and nutritional solutions

Technical butters

Shared value

For employees:
a recognized HR policy with 14 countries certified as Top Employer 2022-2023. Commitment to youth employment with 570 apprenticeship contracts in 2022. 45% of female managers.
For producers:
137 young dairy farmers supported with our Installation Pack. Support for cocoa producers under the “Live Long” plan.
For clients:
Savencia number one sales force in the dairy department in France in 2022.
For consumers:
nutritional improvement and clean label products, support for responsible consumption via our #PositiveFood approach.
For the environment:
-311,000T CO2 eq between 2010 and 2022 for our milk collection. 12% reduction in our GHG emissions, scopes 1 & 2, per ton manufactured between 2015 and 2022.
For society and communities:
we contribute to the development of local territories. 62% of our subsidiaries support solidarity actions.

Non-financial performance statement