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Apt-Aromatiques was founded in late 1998.
The office, laboratory, and warehouse are located at F-84940 St. Saturnin les Apt, Hameau les Redons.(hameau=hamlet)
The lavender fields are located in the vicinity of the hamlet, and lie approximately 10 km (6 miles) away in the direction of Sault at an altitude of 1,000 m (3,000 ft.) in the region known as the Plateau de Vaucluse.
Apt-Aromatiques specializes in :
• The production, purchasing, and selling of conventional and organic essential oils of French origin and from localdistilleries.
• Technical and operational consulting to distilleries concerning the production of aromatic substances.
Gudrun Tessier and Francis Redon are business partners in the company. Gudrun has a long work history in selling and exporting essential oils. Francis has an engineering degree in agroalimentation. He is also a grower of traditional lavender and specializes in the "Population" species. He has a ten-year working experience in research and development of lavender cultivation and products for professional associations (in particular, CRIEPPAM). Moreover, he is a technical consultant to private enterprises and associations and he shows them how to equip their distillation.
The company maintains a close relationship with local growers offering the best qualities and a wide range of products. Apt-Aromatiques often works on a contract basis with the local growers to guarantee consistent quality of products. All harvest selections (lots) are sorted on analytical criterias. They are chosen according to their olfactory standards.
In April 1999 Apt-Aromatiques received an Organic (bio) certificate. This allows the company to market essential oils and hydrolates under the organic label, named "Bio Label Qualité-France".
In addition to the French products Apt-Aromatiques also offers conventional and organic (bio) oils from Madagascar and Marocco.
The company works in close cooperation with a local distillery, which distills roots and seeds among other products of high quality. A product list follows. This distillery cultivates its own crops of Roman Chamomile an Catnip.

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