French poultry leader SNV on the French Pavilion at SHOP

Pierre Olivier - 13-sept.-2011 18:01:21
The Normandy Poultry Society (SNV) will be exhibiting on the French Pavilion at SHOP 2011 from the 27 th to 29 th September at the RDS Simmonscourt in Dublin (Stand E26). SNV is the leader in France for poultry products. In 2009, SNV had a turnover of 258M€ allocated as follows: 48% retail, 22% food service, 17% sister companies and 13% export. The company employs 1164 people in four production plants based in the Orne, Mayenne and Vosges regions and produces around 75 000 tons of chicken per year. SNV owns 8 poultry brands which are Loué, Le Gaulois, Nature et Respect, Le Janze, Autour de Lise, Séléction du Volailler, Reghalal and Le Père Guillaume.  The company sells mostly chicken but also a wide range of other poultry products such as turkey, fowl and duck, and even rabbit products. The SNV range also includes further elaborated products such as stuffed products and kebab sausages, as well as halal products. Since March 1997, the company is a 100% part of the LDC group, specializing in poultry and delicatessen and well known for its brands as Marie and Loué, leaders on their market. Based in the Sarthe (West of France) since 1968, LDC reached a turnover of 2.5 billion euros in 2009-2010, 12% of which from exports, mostly in Europe. LDC’s Sales Manager for Europe, M. Arnaud SIMON, will be on the French Pavilion to answer any of your questions. Should you have an interest in meeting him, please contact Marion DUGUEN, 01 411 21 15, or by email at, so we could arrange a meeting at your convenience.


Marion Duguen - 05-sept.-2011 19:14:25
THE FRENCH PAVILION ON SHOP 2011 The French Trade Commission- UBIFRANCE is happy to announce that the French pavilion at SHOP 2011 will gather four companies presenting a wide range of French products available on the Irish market. For those who are looking for a French gastronomic touch, a French Pavilion will be held at the SHOP exhibition from 27th to 29th September 2011 at the RDS Simmonscourt, Dublin 4. Visitors will be able to taste a various range of sweet and savoury products. Let’s have a look at the exhibiting companies…   LDC is a French group specialising in poultry and delicatessen. On the French Pavilion, the company will essentially present poultry products of the SNV (Normandy Poultry Society), which has been owned by LDC since 1997. Some of the SNV brands are Loué and Le Gaulois, leaders on the French retailers’ shelves for chicken. In 2009, LDC realised 6% of its turnover on the Irish market.   The Irish group Odaios , which specialises in both the catering and the retail industries, will be presenting some of its French brands including Valette (foie gras), Valrhona (chocolates), Mere Poulard (biscuits) and Bridor (bread and pastry). The company is importing a lot of French up-market products, covering a various range of sectors with 23 French outstanding partners such as Elle&Vire in their portfolio.   The Cork based company On the pig’s back , which has been established in the historic English Market for the past ten years, offers an extensive range of superior quality products. Some of them, such as French farmhouse cheeses, are sourced in France. Based on traditional French recipes, cured meats (terrines, patés…) are handmade in the store’s kitchen.   Quality French Wines was established in 2009 by Neil Felton and Maurice Young in Ennis, Co. Clare. They import fine wines directly from France, primarily from Loire Valley but cover most regions including Alsace, Beaujolais, Bordeaux, Burgundy, Cotes du Rhones, Languedoc, the South West and Champagne. Thier exclusive and wide range of red, white, rose and sparkling wines are carefully selected to suit the varying tastes of their customers. They currently operate a retail outlet in Ennis and have become well established in the wedding industry. Quality French Wines is now focusing on the development of the wholesale part of the business. French products usually benefit from an excellent reputation among Irish consumers and retailers, insuring high quality and gustative pleasure. The traditional French gastronomy is known to be one of the best gastronomies in the world and is now listed UNESCO’s intangible heritage.   The French Pavilion will be a unique occasion to meet representatives from LDC, French Quality Wines, Odaios and On the Pig’s Back, grasp the opportunity to broaden your product portfolio or simply have a taste of French gastronomic excellence. During the three days of the show, you will also be able to attend themed masterclasses that will take place on the French Pavilion (schedule and themes to be advised).   About The French Trade Commission in Ireland: The French Trade Commission – UBIFRANCE in Dublin is a service of the French Embassy in Ireland. Our bicultural team comprises 8 motivated professionals, dedicated to the promotion of the trade between Ireland and France, helping the Irish trade to source products from France and French exporters to find Irish partners. We organise trade events on a yearly planning, which you can attend or register your interest for. Furthermore, we are in a position to help you source products from France on an individual basis. Should you want more information about the French Pavilion at SHOP 2011, please call Marion Duguen at 01 411 21 15 or e-mail her at  

French Pavilion on SHOP - 27th to 29th Semptember 2011

Pierre Olivier - 30-mars-2011 12:00:54
The French Trade Commission Ubifrance in Ireland is pleased to announce its participation at SHOP 2011, from September 27th to 29th. Ireland’s food, drink, retail and hospitality show will welcome a French Pavilion on which French companies from the food and retail equipment industries will showcase their products. To animate the French pavilion, a French chef will make cooking demonstrations, in the French pavilion kitchen, using the French exhibitors’ food products. On this special occasion, we are proud to announce that a famous gastronomy chemist will make us the honour to lecture a molecular gastronomy master-class on the first day of the show. Should you want to discover more about the participants or the event, please do not hesitate to contact Marion Duguen (marion.duguen at or Pierre Olivier (pierre.olivier at   We look forward to seeing you there.
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