Areej Vegetable Oils & Derivatives SAOC

About US

At the heart of good health is good nutrition. At Areej Vegetable Oils and Derivatives S.A.O.C. (AVOD), our mission is to help you live a smarter, healthier life by helping you make smarter choices. A nutritious meal cooked with the right ingredients is the source of greater health and happiness not just for you and your family, but for the whole community. Eating healthier at home starts with the ingredients you use and the preparation method you choose.

For over 30 years, our top quality cooking oils, ghee, margarines, specialty fats, butter and mayonnaise have been delivering delicious flavors and textures and when used in moderation, are the perfect ingredients for you and your quest for a healthier life.

The strategic location of the factory at Rusyal Industrial Area, Muscat, Oman helps our products reach international markets in the shortest possible time and also lowers transportation costs.

Our Markets

AVOD products are marketed in the GCC as well as other countries through distributors. AVOD exports to 30 countries, from Canada in the North to New Zealand in the South, and USA in the West to Uzbekistan in the East.




Our Products

The Company’s leading brands Minara, Areej, Sohar , Khafeef, Jabal Akhdar, Hafla, Taj, Sindbad and Muscat Margarine are market leaders in Oman and trusted names in every Omani home. Reiterating the company’s promise of providing balanced diet and good health, AVOD launched Minara Olive Oil in three varients ie: Extra Virgin, Virgin and Pomace oils. Also, another new variant of the cooking oil range called Areej, a scientific blend of Sunflower oil and Palmolein, is enriched with vitamins A & D making it one for the healthier choices in this category.

Exports to the world

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International Clients

Multinational corporations such as KRAFT-HEINZ, UNILEVER, and UPFIELD chose AVOD’s quality and state-of-the-art technology to source their requirements for the Gulf and the entire region. UNILEVER, the world’s largest margarine manufacturer sources Vegetable ghee, Mayonnaise and Dressings from AVOD for the Middle East and North African markets. Margarine and butter are produced in an internationally standardized plant with the best equipment, ingredients and packing materials.


AVOD and its brands have been recognized and awarded for their quality standards, technical excellence, hygiene and health & nutritious aspects over 30 years. A few awards in the recent past are shown below.

International Standards and Certification

To maintain the highest standards of hygiene, packing materials such as tins, cans, plastic bottles, etc., are manufactured in-house and filled immediately using automatic packing machines. AVOD meets all local as well as international standards for manufacturing including disposal of solid, liquid and gaseous effluents. The company holds ISO 9001 certificate for Quality Management System, ISO 14001 certificate for Environmental Management System and ISO 22000 certificates for Food Safety Management.

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Certificate NameInitial Certification DateCertificate No.Certificate Description
ISO 1702514/NOV/2019TL-523Quality Control Laboratory
Halal Certificate30/NOV/2016HA 16070001Halal
FSSC 2200014/OCT/201394971Food Safety Management System / Manufacturing
ISO 9001 QMS25/OCT/20064605Quality Management System
FSSC 2200013/OCT/201394969Food Safety Management System / Packaging
ISO 5000101/NOV/2018264493Management System Certificate
ISO 1400125/OCT/2006844Environmental Management System
ISO 4500101/APR/2020100422Health and safety management standard

Corporate Social Responsibility

AVOD strongly committed to serve and operate to the society through a variety of activities in different sectors such as sports, education, food, health and environment.

Contact Details

Areej Vegetable Oils & Derivatives SAOC

P.O. Box No. 22, Postal Code : 124
Industrial Rusayl, Sultanate of Oman
Tel. : (968) 24448003 / 24448000
Fax : (968) 24448099

Email Address

For Local Business Enquiries
+968 24448304

For International Business Enquiries
+968 24448025

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