Origen Fresh is a for-profit social enterprise aimed at empowering and transforming lives. The company spent almost three years researching technologies used in oils production and setting up a strong supply chain by locating and contracting farmers from across East Africa.
We selected the highest quality European machines to be installed and used within our manufacturing facility. The machines have been specifically built for purpose, to ensure we obtain the highest quality 100% natural oils in the most ethical and sustainable way possible.
When you buy Origen Fresh products, you are directly contributing to better the lives of women and youth across East Africa whom we have partnered with in the harvesting, transportation, and production of our products. By using our products, the environment and local traditions are preserved, and women and youth are able to support their families in a sustainable way.
Certified Organic Ingredients
Fair Trade Sourcing
Ecological & Sustainable
No Animal Testing (Cruelty-Free)
No Artificial Colors
Origen‘s Commitment to Sustainable Supply Chain
We are producers of 100% natural oils extracted using production methods that ensure we retain all the essential nutrients, with emphasis on the empowerment of women and youths in the sourcing and supply chain. We guarantee a completely chemical and additive-free extraction process in the physical refining process.
Our Core Values
To support and empower East African smallholder farmers by reducing post-harvest losses by providing them with an efficient and affordable market as well as leveraging on technology to process their yields into high-quality natural oils and other products and creating an appropriate business structure for taking the products to the market.
We are committed to the principles and practices of World Fair Trade Organization by way of definition and guidelines.
We strongly believe that we have an obligation to conduct our business in ways that benefit the society. From training East African smallholder farmers for improved production, using environmentally friendly processes to supporting communities around us, we remain committed to a healthy balance between the ecosystem and the economy, for prosperity and advancement of a healthier, happier society.
We work together with local research institutions and the smallholder farmers associations, whose expertise will help further improve yields for farmers, and provide additional training and support. Year-round, partnering & working closely with the farmers to ensure that they understand the organic requirements and provide instruction in farm management, organic fertilization, and pruning.
We are at the forefront of complying with all standards pertaining to production safety in processing allowing us to supply clients around the world. Ours is an honest dedication that starts with our farmers all the way to the final consumer. Our mobile phone-based traceability system enables us to trace the specific lot and farm that each container of our natural oils comes from.