About Us

Global Trading Ventures, Inc. is your North American Source for “Clean Label” ingredients within the food, nutraceutical, cosmetic and feed industries. Our team of highly skilled Chemists provide the expertise to assist companies seeking solutions and/or the development of new products within a variety of markets including Gluten Free, Meat, Oils, Fats, Feed, Baked Goods and more. 

Our consultative approach can assist companies through the application of:


· Olive Seed Flour, a naturally Gluten-Free/Non-GMO flour (Never Before Available) that increases the elasticity and volume that can be a problem with gluten-free dough's.  Adding Olive Seed Flour at levels of 1.5-8% of total flour can achieve excellent results. 


· Our highly standardized Natural Rosemary Extracts provide antioxidant and antimicrobial properties to enhance product shelf-life and product safety.


· Not One Olive Oil Fits All! Working with Certified Organoleptic chemists and IOC tasting experts, we can help you develop a specific olive oil targeting a taste profile and/or price point for your specific application be it “private label” or as an ingredient within a variety of industries. 


Global Trading Ventures, Inc is headquartered in the State of California, a leading agricultural state in the US. Global Trading Ventures, has established partnerships throughout the world. 


Founded by Jane Duffy in 2008.  Jane is an accomplished business professional in the life and health sciences with more than 20 years experience as a senior executive, Jane has held COO, General Management and Senior leadership positions within the industries of medical/healthcare, environmental and emerging software technologies. 


Industry Certifications include: 

  • Supply Chain Management Principles, Certified by the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals
  • Olive Oil Sommelier Certification Course I & II, Certified by the International Culinary Center and the Olive Oil Times Education Lab
  • California Agricultural Export Program, Certified by the California Centers for International Trade Development