Olam, a leading agri-business operating across the value chain in 70 countries, is pleased to announce Olam Spices & Vegetable Ingredients (Olam SVI) are now certified non-GMO and gluten free.

The new SVI certifications are just one example of the company’s efforts for its ingredients to be as transparent as possible. Olam recognizes that ingredient transparency is integral to the future of the food industry and therefore works to ensure all of its products, including Olam SVI, Edible Nuts, Coffee and Cocoa, are produced in an ethical, socially responsible and environmentally sustainable manner.

“As a leading supplier for food ingredients, we are proud to be able to bring our customers the very best when it comes to quality and value,” says Managing Director & CEO of Olam SVI, Greg Estep. “With our new non-GMO and gluten-free certifications, our products can continue to meet the growing demand for clean, healthy ingredients. At Olam, we want to lead the way in the future of food while continuing to bring safety, sustainability and integrity to the table.”

Olam will present an in-depth look at their innovative practices and sustainable business model at the upcoming Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Annual Expo on July 16-19 in Chicago. Stop by booth 1544 to discover what sets Olam apart and how the company is revolutionizing seed to shelf supply chains. Plus, check out the tastings and samples at each of the product portfolio tables: Spices and Vegetable Ingredients, Edible Nuts, Coffee and Cocoa.

• Spices & Vegetable Ingredients (SVI)
NOW non-GMO and Gluten-Free Certified Olam Spices & Vegetable Ingredients (Olam SVI) is the world’s largest globally integrated producer and supplier of spices and vegetable ingredients such as dehydrated onions and garlic, black pepper, capsicums and tomatoes. With a keen focus on sustainability, its ingredients are found in nearly every food product in grocery stores, restaurants and family kitchens in more than 70 countries. Not to mention, Olam SVI is a top-five producer of processed tomatoes, the largest organic tomato processor in the world and the largest exporter of capsicums in Peru.

•Edible Nuts
Olam is also the leading supplier of edible nuts and nut ingredients. Almonds, cashews, hazelnuts, peanuts and sesame are produced and processed in all major global origins and distributed to customers worldwide. This distinctive position leverages its solid value chain integration from farm to factory gate, enabling the company to offer a reliable supply of nuts and nut ingredients at competitive prices all year round.

Olam’s Coffee portfolio consists of products derived from Robusta and Arabica coffee beans as well as spray and freeze-dried soluble coffee. Olam is amongst the world’s leading originators and shippers of coffee beans. Olam’s Specialty Coffee connects roasters the world over with the finest specialty green coffees.

Olam Cocoa is a complete, integrated cocoa business that supplies cocoa beans and cocoa products to the international cocoa, chocolate and confectionery industries. Olam Cocoa is the leading originator of cocoa beans, a globally leading cocoa processor, and the world’s foremost, focused supplier of cocoa products (cocoa powder, cocoa liquor and cocoa butter). At IFT, Olam Cocoa will be presenting products and innovations from the premium deZaan™ brand, including applications utilizing the world’s first-ever, natural (non-alkalized) dark cocoa powder, TrueDark™.

With the new non-GMO and gluten free certifications, Olam product portfolios can meet the diverse needs of customers worldwide. Advancements like these continue to support growth opportunities within the food industry. The word ‘Olam’ means transcending boundaries, but it also has another meaning—endless or everlasting.

For more information, visit www.olamgroup.com.