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 local cultures. 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 risks of the environment, to raw materials volatility, to changes in its markets worldwide and in its customers whether in retail or in BtoB professionals.
in 34 countries
59% of men
41% of women
Subsidiaries in close touch with their local environment
Environmental and societal resources
18.7 million m3 of water
2,453 GWh of energy
4.8 billion liters of milk collected worldwide from dairy farms
The stability of a majority family shareholding
Control over Savencia Fromage & Dairy, a listed company with equity of € 1,552 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 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, the number 5 global cheese manufacturer and number 2 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.
63.1 % of employees received trainees in 2020
523 apprenticeship contracts in 2020
For the Environment
Trend in greenhouse gas impact of milk collection:
-252,000 equivalent tons of CO2 between 2010 and 2020
+0.9% per manufactured ton between 2015 and 2020
For society at large and local communities
Valrhona "Live Long" plan:
initiatives in favor of cocoa producers
Bordeau Chesnel: partnership with pig breeders for a sustainable production
SAVENCIA leader of the Top 10 groups in France for the 2020 revenue growth (source distributor panel)
A Group endowment fund
1.9% of net sales
THE NON-FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE STATEMENT