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Membership No.





Palm Oil Processors and/or Traders



Member since

22 August 2012

Agroindustrias De Mapastepec Sa De Cv

Oleopalma is the commercial name of a 100% Mexican group, compromised with sustainable palm oil growing and crude palm oil that works under four companies:

Agroindustrias de Mapastepec, S.A. de C.V. y Agroindustrias de Palenque, S.A. de C.V., that manage the four mills (Mapastepec, Marqués de Comillas, Palenque y Jalapa); Palmicultores San Nicolás, S.P.R. de R.L. y Palmicultores La Sombra, S.P.R. de R.L., that manage our palm plantations.

Our actions within the value chain are supported under a responsibility scheme with people, environment and the communities where we have influence. In a short term we want to certify our own mills and plantations. We have also started a pilot project to help a group of more than 150 independent producers with their certification process.

Mexico's scheme it's different from other countries because most of the producers work as independent who sell their fruit bunches to different mills lacking a contract.

Oleopalma receives more than 90% of the fruit from independent producers to provision their four mills, therefore the chain model selected is mass balance.
Also, this reality difficulties the progress in the value chain towards achieving the RSPO objectives. However, the company efforts are focused in traceability and to promote best agricultural and operative practices.
  • Agroindustrias de Palenque SA de CV
  • Palmicultores La Sombra SPR de RL
  • Palmicultores San Nicolás SPR de RL

ACOP Report Submissions

Organisation's Commitments Toward Sustainability

  • How will your organisation promote the RSPO internally and to other stakeholders?
    Oleopalma group has a team work intended to comply with indicators of the P&C standard in the mills and own plantations (document management system, environmental, social responsibility, safety and health among others). Also has an area to support independent producers through a certification pilot project. Moreover, the procurement area promotes RSPO through their technical assistants.
  • Where relevant, what processes is the organisation establishing to engage with interested parties, for example to resolve conflict or to use sustainably produced palm oil?
    We have a communication system named PQR (for the spanish acronym: Request, Complaints, recognition) where interested parties can communicate with in person or via phone, email or website. Also, we have conflict resolution and customary rights policies. Also, the code of ethics, social and environmental policies.
  • Where relevant, how will your organisation work towards implementing the RSPO Principles and Criteria or assessing supplier performance against these criteria?
    With our pilot program we ensure that the first group of independent producers wishing to certify will comply with the P&C. We also have a software developed specifically to keep fruit traceability and document control of our suppliers and our procurement area has programmed visits to our RFF suppliers.
  • Any other information that would support the application such as what your organisation hopes to gain from joining RSPO and how it would support RSPO?
    We hope that the oil produced by us has the certification of RSPO as an open door to the global market as a product that respects environment and contributes sustainable sociable development of the productive communities.
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