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 quality food meeting consumers’ new expectations: natural, good, healthy, practical and sustainable.
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
58.3% of men
41.7% of women
Subsidiaries in close touch with their local environment
Environmental and societal resources
17,3 million m3 of water
2,151 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 € 1,464 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, the Group deploys a strategy of creating innovative and high quality products and brands. Groupe SAVENCIA manufactures and sells cheeses, specialty brands and products in retail and food service, as well as ingredients for industry. The Group relies on subsidiaries in close contact with their local markets as well as by the pooling of global expertises.
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, international player for sweet Premium Food Service, present in French retail stores with its strong deli and seafood brands.
74.3% of employees received training in 2019
387 apprenticeship contracts in 2019
For the Environment
Trend in greenhouse gas impact of milk collection:
- 217 000 T Eq CO2 entre 2010 et 2019
- 5.7% per manufactured ton between 2015 and 2019
For society at large and local communities
A new formula for evolution of the price for milk jointly developed with the farming community
Valrhona "Live Long" plan:
initiatives in favor of cocoa producers
Savencia has led retail revenue growth in France between 2016 and 2019 (source distributor panel)
A Group endowment fund
1.9% of net sales
THE NON-FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE STATEMENT