Ethics & Compliance

Adisseo commitments to Ethics & Compliance


Adisseo aims to form fair and ethical relationships with our Business Partners, including suppliers, distributors and all other Third Parties, collectively known for the purposes of this document as “Business Partners”.

Real key success factors, ethics and transparency are essential and undisputed mechanisms to preserve the trust of customers, stakeholders and communities. Our customers, shareholders, employees and communities count on us to uphold this commitment and we know that Adisseo’s continued success depends on it.

We have set up a Code of Ethics that addresses ethical and compliance issues for which we have developed dedicated policies and procedures.

Respect for the Group’s values

At Adisseo, our values are our roots:

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Safety, Health and Environment commitment


Adisseo’s goal is to provide the planet with a healthy, sustainable, affordable and quality diet. We use internal devices and external suppliers that ensure that our products meet our strict requirements in security matters.

Preserving the environment is an important part of of Adisseo’s identity. We contribute to the sustainable development of the planet by offering healthy, sustainable, affordable and quality food.

Respecting the laws environment and respecting our own rules, we act with integrity, we build trust and ensure the growth of Adisseo in the future.

Adisseo's anti-corruption commitment


It is strictly forbidden to corrupt or be corrupt by paying, offering, soliciting or accepting bribes or any form of gift or benefit in exchange for an undue advantage on the part of any stakeholder, natural person or organization, client, supplier, business partner, government, public or private institution.

It is also important to avoid inappropriate invitations or gifts that could be confusing or perceived as inappropriate or embarrassing. Adisseo has therefore put in place a comprehensive program to prevent and avoid any act of corruption.

In case of non-compliance, Adisseo could be subject to very severe sanctions. This could also be considered a contractual breach and could result in the termination of a contract with a customer.

Fair competition and respect of competition laws


Adisseo aspires to and promotes fair competition. It is committed to respecting competition laws.

The Corporation will refrain from activity likely to restrict fair competition or raise competition law issues. Adisseo will not agree with competitors in cartels, participating in price fixing, market sharing or rigging of bidding.

Adisseo prohibits any conduct that would interfere with the free competition. Similarly, in the context of compliance with antitrust laws, Adisseo will not trade sensitive business data with competitors.

Principles of confidentiality and personal data protection


In the context of the collection of personal data, we ensure their confidentiality by collecting and retaining them in accordance with the laws in place, about the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). As such, Adisseo ensures the compliance of this information.

Adisseo’s Alert System is also open to anyone who has a reason to believe that Adisseo’s Personal Data Protection Program is not being followed, or to anyone who wishes to report potential or actual breaches to the program under the law. A privacy policy defines and informs you about how Adisseo uses and protects personal data .A single point of contact allowing you to contact the controller at

Human Resources policy


Present in many countries, Adisseo ensures strict compliance with international laws and treaties guaranteeing the human and social rights of everyone, both within the company and with its stakeholders.

We all have the right to work in an environment free from violence or harassment. At Adisseo, we will not tolerate: Harassment in all its forms, the use of physical force, Acts or threats intended to intimidate or cause a person to fear bodily harm. This applies to how we behave toward each other and to any other person with whom we interact.

Whistleblowing platform



The Adisseo’s Hotline is a method for reporting conduct that may be unethical, illegal, in violation of professional standards, or otherwise inconsistent with the Adisseo’s Code of Ethics. The hotline may be used for whistleblowing and whistleblowers.

Before using Adisseo’s Hotline, we encourage you to consider whether or not you can directly raise your concern with someone at Adisseo.
If you do not feel comfortable doing so, or do not know whom to contact, you can make a report to Adisseo using the Adisseo’s Hotline (External online platform, which also includes information about how Adisseo will respond to your report. Reports may be raised anonymously.

Your web-based report will be promptly forwarded by to the Compliance Department for review and investigation.

Adisseo believes that it is essential that you feel secure when raising a concern, and we encourage you to communicate your concerns openly. All contacts via the hotline and related investigations are treated as confidentially as possible, consistent with the need to investigate and address the matter, and subject to applicable laws and regulations.

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