Non-Financial Performance Statement
Trends & vision
Food has become a societal 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 local cultures. Sustainable development and the digital revolution are transforming the agrifood chain and food retailing.
SAVENCIA Fromage & Dairy has the ambition of reinventing quality food meeting consumers’ new expectations: good, natural, healthy, practical and sustainable. By reinforcing its competitiveness, its innovation, and its CSR commitment towards its various stakeholders, the Group constantly adapts to changes in its markets worldwide and in its customers whether in retailor in BtoB professionals.
in 29 countries
58.6% of men
41.4% of women
Subsidiaries in close touch with their local environment
Environmental and societal resources
17.0 million m³ of water
2,193 GWh of energy
12,000 dairy farms supplying 4.2 billion liters of milk
The stability of a majority family shareholding
Control over SAVENCIA Fromage & Dairy, a listed company with equity of €1,396.3 million
An international, independent family food group with a longterm perspective. With its strong values and its mission: LEADING THE WAY TO BETTER FOOD, the Group deploys a strategy of creating innovative and high-quality products and brands. The Group manufactures and sells its products and specialty brands via retailers and food service operators and also provides ingredients to industry. The Group relies on subsidiaries in close contact with their local markets as well as by pooling of global expertises.
One Group but two entities: SAVENCIA Fromage & Dairy, a major player in milk processing and the number 4 global cheese manufacturer, and SAVENCIA Gourmet, an international Premium Food Service player for sweet foods and chocolate and also present in French retail stores with its strong deli and seafood brands.
Europe 2018, 2019
72.7% of employees received training in 2018
312 apprenticeship contracts in 2018
For the Environment
Trend in greenhouse gas impact of milk collection:
-191,000 equivalent tons of CO2 between 2010 and 2018
-4.4% per manufactured ton between 2015 and 2018
For society at large and local communities
A new formula for evolution of the price for milk jointly developed with the farming community in 2018
Valrhona "Live Long" plan:
initiatives in favor of cocoa producers
SAVENCIA has led retail revenue growth in France between 2014 and 2018 (source: distributor panel)
A Group endowment fund
1.5% of net sales
THE NON-FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE STATEMENT