ofi began operations in Germany in October 2013, focusing on marketing green coffee, soluble coffee and cocoa. Our coffee marketing office in Hamburg provides roasters and beverage manufacturers with coffees from more than 15 origins around the world. 


Our team focuses on reaching a deep understanding of each individual customer’s requirements and providing tailored solutions for their roasting, blending, certification and marketing needs. 


We provide timely and valuable market information from across the world, flexible contract and delivery terms, superior logistics capabilities and protect businesses through customised risk management solutions. 


ofi’s cocoa processing factory in Mannheim is a state-of-the-art facility where we produce premium deZaan cocoa ingredients from carefully selected cocoa beans, in a sustainable way. Through the implementation of new shell boilers, thermal oxidizers and solar panels we aim to achieve a 90% reduction in CO2 emissions starting from 2023.


Along with superior cocoa powderscocoa butters and cocoa liquors, the Mannheim facility is also the source of new formats such as deZaan’s cocoa liquor thins. This specific format is providing a greater flexibility and functionality for manufacturers allowing a reduction in chocolate conching time. The facility is also offering a segregated operation and cocoa ingredients can be also supplied with green certifications, like Fair Trade, Rain Forest Alliance, and Kosher and Halal credentials, to manufacturers in the German domestic market as well as worldwide.

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Press Release Sep 28, 2023

ofi marks dairy-focused milestone moment in line with strategy to build a value-added ingredients and solutions-led organization

  • Expands plant facility & strengthens capabilities of Ingredient Excellence Center in Malaysia
  • Plant now delivers significantly enhanced production capabilities for functional dairy ingredients
  • New category labs with state-of-the-art R&D equipment for customizable food and beverage solutions


ofi, a global leader in naturally good food and beverage ingredients, has increased its ingredient manufacturing footprint by adding significant capacity to its dairy production facility in Johor, Malaysia with the commissioning of a new milk powder dryer, whilst also expanding its integrated dairy Ingredient Excellence Center (“IEC”), servicing customers across the Middle East, Africa and Asia.

Press Release Sep 28, 2023

ofi shares milestone on supporting farmer livelihoods to mark International Coffee Day

Ahead of International Coffee Day on 1st October, olam food ingredients (“ofi”), a global leader in naturally good food & beverage ingredients, announces that it has achieved more than half of its target to improve the livelihoods of 200,000 coffee farmers by 2025. The results are reported in its second Coffee LENS (Livelihoods, Education and Nature at Scale) sustainability impact report.


The report details the achievements made by ofi’s coffee platform in collaboration with customers and partners across 44 projects with a total funding commitment of over $50 million. Launched in 2020, ofi's Coffee LENS sustainability strategy lays out their comprehensive 2025 goals within a four-pillar framework: economic opportunity, education and skills training, climate action and healthy ecosystems. Through this strategy, ofi aims to create a more resilient supply chain and safeguard the future of coffee.


Despite challenges throughout 2022, including various supply chain disruptions, the ongoing war in Ukraine, and adverse weather effecting crops, ofi is progressing well towards creating a more resilient supply chain by making impact at the intersection of farmer livelihoods and the environment.

Articles Sep 27, 2023

Employee Spotlight: Pam Elliott, Quality and Food Safety Manager, North America

Pam Elliot has made it her mission to maintain and/or improve the quality of the products she has been entrusted with, since she first graduated college. When the opportunity arose for her to try her hand at food safety, she was up for the challenge. Learn more about her journey.


Your full name: Pam Elliott


Your city and country (i.e. London, United Kingdom):  Bolingbrook, Ill. United States


Your job title: Quality & Food Safety (QFS) Manager


Your functional area (i.e. Finance): Quality


Q: How long have you been at ofi? (years): 4 years on October 7th

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