OLAM Ghana, the multinational company responsible for the production of Perk Buscuits, NutriSnax and King Cracker has been certified by the Top Employer Institute as one of the Top Employer Brands in the year 2021.
The Top Employer Institute is the global certification company that recognises excellence in the conditions that employers create for their people. Only the very best of employers earn the right to carry a certification from the Top Employer Institute. They received certification from the Top Employer Institute, making them one of the few companies in Ghana to be providing an enriching work environment for its workers.
Established in 1994, today Olam Ghana is the leading agri and ingredients company in the country. At Olam, their people are assured of a fulfilling career filled with rich experiences and opportunities for personal and professional growth. Their six (6) operations in Ghana offer a broad range of roles and opportunities to grow and flourish. As part of a global organisation operating across 60+ countries, there are also opportunities in other locations and related businesses. According to them, their people are their true competitive advantage, and the architects of their future, transforming their culture into a unifying force for their global businesses.
Speaking to the HR Director Mr. Kenneth Antwi said, “Our 6 values have shaped our unique culture. Though we are a large organisation, at our core, we think like a start-up. We challenge our employees to ‘imagine the extraordinary’ – whether that means changing the way we do things.”
He went on to explain, “This is applicable from innovations in ingredients and packaging, to developing new technologies to measure and improve systems, to farmer training initiatives, and even to giving our colleagues the freedom to take risks and think up new answers to everyday questions. We are a company with a Purpose – to re-imagine global agriculture and food systems. We strive to create Prosperous Farmers and Food Systems; Thriving Communities; and Re-generate the Living World.”
In their own words, OLAM is the largest manufacturer and marketer of biscuits in Ghana, with 45 million packets consumed each month, by more than 2 million households. Their factory is the first biscuit facility in West Africa to be FSSC 22000 certified, and they provide in excess of 980 jobs to the local community. Their popular consumer brands include King Cracker, Nutrisnax, Perk Biscuits and their recently launched addition to the Perk biscuit portfolio; Perk Milkrich Cookies, a premium milk-rich biscuit for Ghanaian consumers.
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