A team of in-the-field experts, agronomists and product range specialists
A core element in our strategy, sourcing feeds all of the company's departments. Closely connected to plants and people, we encourage the preservation of biodiversity and local entrepreneurship. Our teams work each day to align raw material traceability with long-term competitiveness.
Lead buyer division
Lead buyers coordinate the development strategy for their raw material lines (fruits and vegetables, plants, pigments, flavors, and manufacturing aids) and offer their technical expertise to the purchasing offices. They provide ongoing coordination with other company departments.
Purchasing office division
Our eight purchasing offices cover the entire surface of the globe. Our agronomists, located around the world, have developed precise botanical knowledge of their geographical area. Working closely with local partners, they establish long-term relationships in accordance with local culture.
Agronomy and sustainable development division
This division provides technical support to suppliers under cultivation contract and to purchasing offices. Experts in sustainable development, our agronomists encourage, facilitate and monitor the implementation of responsible practices by all actors in the supply chain.