Suppliers who will make a difference:


Structure: Stable suppliers who offer robust and ongoing support.
Dynamic: Suppliers who tell us how they are going to do something rather than why it is not possible. "They did it because they didn't know it was impossible".
Process: Suppliers who are reliable, achieve reproducibility and operational excellence.



  • A sound and clear financial structure
  • A credible business development strategy and a vision supported by a heavily involved Management team.
  • An Yves Rocher Group volume in the business relationship that is sustainable for the supplier
  • Geographical coverage that supports the Group's internationalisation



  • A management approach that supports skills development and personal advancement
  • Security management maintained at the highest standard with prevention systems in place
  • An open supplier who is well-connected within their field, capable of bringing innovation and anticipating regulatory changes
  • A desire to implement corrective actions following audits, comments, etc.
  • Efficient communication channels: presence, availability and responsiveness during the development stage, tender process, customer service, etc.
  • A team that is motivated to contribute to value analysis and efficacy gains in the Supplier /  Customer relationship
  • Attention paid to achieving efficiency through the use of the Lean / TPM approaches



  • A supplier relationship management process and supplier performance monitoring with associated action plans
  • Audits of their key suppliers in place
  • A robust quality system in line with the supplier's business activity
  • Excellent traceability management methods
  • Well-designed methods for analysing causes of non-conformities (NC), logistics NCs, etc.
  • A non-conformity management process in place
  • An ability to manage developments by using the planning tools (critical path method, etc.), drawing up adequate technical documentation, using current Methods Tests
  • A capacity for industrialising, for faultlessly going from "one to many"
  • Attention paid to the environmental ecosystem
  • Exacting standards in logistics processing: FIFO, adherence to production plans, customer OTIF (On Time In Full) monitoring
Highlights of the Plant World


THE SEEDS OF BABASSU OF BRAZIL can be harvested throughout the year, under the trees, but the peak of the harvest takes place from February to April.