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1838 - 1933 : Birth of the Nursery

1838 Creation of a company by M. HALOPÉ: horticulture and nursery
1872 Following a wedding the company becomes MINIER-HALOPÉ. Main production: camelias, rhododendrons and azaleas, then diversification.
1918 Becomes MINIER ; development of young plants production

1933 - 1978 : Expansion under Robert Minier

1933 20 hectares ; 45 staff
Mid 50's : Development of propagation and young plants production
1968 Start of container production; start of Garden Centre sales
1973 Stock plants move to La Ménitré
1978 250 hectares ; 270 staff

1980 - now : Recent evolution of the company

1980 Head office and some production move to Beaufort-en-Vallée
1981 Company bought by SAFI
1985 Purchase of LEPAGE Nurseries ; Garden Centre sales becomes the principal activity.
1997 Company bought by CAVAL (agricultural cooperative which becomes TERRENA)
2002 Construction of new dispatch sheds and road yard in Beaufort

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