Non-Financial Performance Statement

Business Model

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.


Human resources


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

Financial resources

The stability of a majority family shareholding

Control over SAVENCIA Fromage & Dairy, a listed company with equity of € 1,703 million

Value creation

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.

Shared value

For people

Top Employer
Europe 2021-2022

Payroll costs:
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