DAUDRUY renews Friend of the Sea Certification for the third time. 

Global leader in the production of vegetable and animal oils, Daudruy Van Cauwenberghe has renewed its Friend of the Sea Certification for the third time.

Initially obtained in 2016, the almost 200 year old French based company bears the internationally recognised Friend of the Sea certification.

Founded as a family business in 1829, Daudruy has outlived nine generations, period during which it has acquired an extensive industry know-how in the fisheries sector and has emerged as a leader within its sector.

Daudruy Van Cauwenberghe’s Unrivaled Expertise

Daudruy Van Cauwenberghe is known as the expert of vegetable and animal oils, it has a diversified product range in the oil market consisting of vegetable oils, animal products and by-products. Daudruy also serves as one of the leading suppliers of bulk and IBC fish oil for animal feed and pet food, as well as being involved in the production of IBC and canister.

With 342 product references and over 100 years of experience in fats and oils, Daudruy maintains complete control of its production process. The company boasts of a single production unit based in Dunkirk, France. This main point of contact contributes to a fast-moving and increasingly streamlined procedure, reduced spoils recorded, and less transport pollution.

Daudruy’s organisational strategy

At the heart of Daudruy’s organisational strategy is its deep-rooted commitment to the circular economy, with the aim of limiting its impact on the environment and supporting energy transition. As a result, the long-standing company has tailored its entire operation and production chain towards the preservation of the environment for posterity.

The efforts made and the measures taken by Daudruy Van Cauwenberghe to ensure that it operates in a wholly sustainable manner, is validated by the Friend of the Sea certification and eco-label.

Founded in 2008, Friend of the Sea has become the world’s leading certification carried out by third-party auditors for products and services which respect and protect the marine environment. The certification awards sustainable practices in Fisheries, Aquaculture, Fishmeal and Omega-3 Fish Oil.

Additionally, Friend of the Sea is the only sustainable fisheries certification process recognised and supervised globally by a National Accreditation Body. Several benchmark studies have confirmed that the strength and reliability of the Friend of the Sea certification and chain of custody; positioning it as the leading certification for industry players in the marine sector.

Sustaining Excellence in the Oil Industry

Daudruy stands tall in the oil industry. It has over time developed a range of organic products, recycled 97% of its site waste, and integrated them into sustainable channels . Daudruy has also introduced a sustainable management policy and a CSR business approach which prioritizes customer satisfaction, engagement in ecological transition, territory revitalisation and quality of life at work for staff; all benchmarks for obtaining the Friend of the Sea certification.

Daudruy Van Cauwenberghe’s certification renewal for the third time, is evidence of its commitment to provide customers with exceptionally high quality fish oil products, without compromising the environment. Bearing the Friend of the Sea label the production, the arrival and the packaging of oil (for shipment to clients) will continue to denote Daudruy’s unwavering dedication to sustainability, as it progresses in meeting the oil needs of a growing global population, for years to come.

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