Horticulture and Timber

VEGEPOLYS: International Cluster

Martine Joly - 15-févr.-2016 10:48:13

  VEGEPOLYS : A unique force in Europe 4 000 companies – 30 000 jobs – 450 researchers – 2 500 students – 25 higher training courses Born on the territory of the Pays de la Loire, the French state gave the label "competitiveness cluster" in July 2005 to VEGEPOLYS. As a competitive cluster with worldwide reach, VEGEPOLYS is open to the world, is developing its own international network and making partnerships with other French and non-French clusters.   VEGEPOLYS is founded on a historical tradition of production in the Pays de la Loire region of France. The pedoclimatic conditions in the region and the vitality and know-how of its companies have attracted national and local government support for several decades, enabling the region to become the leader in the specialised plants field. The Pays de la Loire region is alone in Europe in bringing together in a single geographical area both private enterprise and public research and training establishment a major European force in the plant world , on which VEGEPOLYS is based.   Making businesses more competitive The creation of value does not just involve product innovations, but also all other kinds of innovation: human resources management, production processes, marketing, logistics... VEGEPOLYS’ role is to organise and provide an impetus, in order to identify common problems and lead project groups. These activities take the form of workshops and strategy meetings.   International events VEGEPOLYS’ reputation is growing thanks to its presence at numerous events with its partners, and its actions toward key players:   ·          Participation in international exhibitions in France : SIVAL, Salon du Vin, Salon du végétal   ·          Participation in well-known international shows abroad : Hortifair, Fruit Logistica, IPM Essen, VitaFood, IBMA   ·          Participation in international congresses worldwide: In Vino, JAS, HIE, MexicoBio, SHE, Hydrangea...   -           Official website : http://www.vegepolys.eu/en/home/ -           Business France and VEGEPOLYS jointly organize international partnership Missions . More information: renaud.zurfluh@businessfrance.fr -           VEGEPOLYS   : The specialized plant sectors :   http://export.businessfrance.fr/Galerie/Files/Divers/VEGEPOLYS_specialized-plant-sectors.pdf -           French companies on youbuyfrance.com : Agri-food Sector > Horticulture and Timber, clic here     Agri-food Sector > Fresh fruit & vegetables and processed vegetable products, clic here  


The figure of the week: +39%

Laura Kovalicek - 03-févr.-2014 18:36:16

Corresponds to the growth of the French trade balance in the agricultural seed sector. In 2012, France was the world’s main exporter in this industry with a turnover of €3.2Bn.


Fruit & Vegetables Trade Meeting

Marion Duguen - 06-oct.-2010 19:16:07

The French Trade Commission - Ubifrance  in Ireland was pleased to welcome 10 French companies and 28 Irish buyers representing 21 companies at its Fruit and Vegetables Trade Meeting which took place at the Morrison Hotel on Tuesday October 5th.   The companies exhibiting included: Festival SARL, Green Produce ( www.greenproduce.fr ), Monloup SAS ( www.monloup.fr ), Pommies ( www.pommies.eu.com ), Savéol ( www.saveol.com ), Saveurs des Clos ( www.saveurs-des-clos.com ), Sola Terra, Tomwest des 4 Vents ( www.tomatejouno.com ), Val Légumes ( www.val-legumes.fr ) and Val Nantais ( www.valnantais.fr ).   The meeting took place from 12 to 6 pm and major Irish companies from the fruit and vegetable sector participated in the success of this meeting’s second edition.   Feel free to consult the catalogue of the event in the document section.   For any information or enquiries, please contact Marion DUGUEN (+353 (0)1 664 1090) or Pierre OLIVIER (+353 (0)1 667 5979).  


French Fruit & Vegetables Trade Meeting

Marion Duguen - 13-sept.-2010 19:04:30

The French Trade Commission - Ubifrance  is pleased to announce the second edition of its “Fruit & Vegetables Trade Meeting” . The event will take place on Tuesday 5th October from 12 pm to 6 pm at the Morrison Hotel , Ormond Quay, Dublin 1.   The French companies already participating are: -  FESTIVAL SARL : artichokes, lamb’s lettuce, cauliflower, leeks, walnut, sweet chestnut, kiwi, cherries, apricots, peaches, nectarines… -  MONLOUP : apples, pears, peaches, apricots, nectarines, melons… -  POMMIES LTD : potatoes. -  SAVEOL : tomatoes. -  SAVEURS DES CLOS : peaches, nectarines, salads, cucumbers, organic range of products… -  VAL NANTAIS : lamb’s lettuce, early growers, cucumbers, leeks…   And more to come…   A lunch buffet will be served at 12.30 pm.   Please RSVP before September 30th specifying the name of attendees and time of visit.   For further information about the event or exhibitors, please contact: Constance TILLOY , constance.tilloy.int@ubifrance.fr , 01 667 6978 Marion DUGUEN , marion.duguen@ubifrance.fr , 01 664 1090 Pierre OLIVIER , pierre.olivier@ubifrance.fr


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The Agribusiness Department Our objective is to develop markets for French suppliers from the agriculture and food industry and to bring the taste of French food to more Irish tables. We have an extensive knowledge of the French agribusiness industry, which we are happy to share. We can also act as a bridge, putting you in touch with companies appropriate to your areas of interest. In order to enable Irish companies to meet with French suppliers, we organise Trade Meetings all year round in Dublin’s most popular venues. Our events in 2015 - January 20th, French Wine Trade Show 2015, Dublin - Wine Our passed events 2014 - January 16th, French Wine Trade Show 2014, Dublin - Wine - November 25th, Fruit & Vegetable Trade Day, Dublin - Fruit & Vegetable 2013 - January 22nd, French Wine Trade Show 2013, Dublin - Wine - June 13th, Taste of France, London - Gourmet Food - September, Mass distribution, Dublin - Retail - Octobe

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