Entries by olivier

A new company specialised in breeding pulses

Lidea and TOP Semence, the main actors in variety development research, seed production and marketing of pulses, are combining their variety development activities in a single company. The new company aims to develop new varieties of chickpea, lentil and dry bean. By pooling Lidea and TOP Semence’s variety breeding and genetic resources, the company will be in […]

Changes to Lidea’s executive governance structure

After an initial phase that began in May 2019, focused on the merger between Euralis Semences and Caussade Semences Group, followed by the creation of Lidea in September 2020 and the launch of the Lidea brand in March 2021, Pierre Flye Sainte Marie, CEO of Lidea, and Philippe Saux, CEO of the Euralis Group, have made the joint […]

France: EIB and Euralis sign €44 million loan agreement to finance research in new seed varieties

First partnership to strengthen European competitiveness in the area of seeds and their resistance to climate change Investment guaranteed by the European Fund for Strategic Investments, the central pillar of the Investment Plan for Europe   The European Investment Bank (EIB) and Euralis Group have signed a €44 million finance contract.   The operation covers financing […]

Covid-19 : Stalaven and L’Atelier Traiteur are in solidarity with students

Stalaven and L’Atelier Traiteur have joined the demonstration of solidarity initiated by the Rennes 1 Foundation. The two Business Units of The Euralis Group thus regularly offer ready-made meals. In total, more than 2,400 students who are destabilised by the Covid-19 crisis have already benefited from these meal donations. This food solidarity initiative is useful […]

Christophe Congues has been elected President of the Euralis Cooperative Group

The Euralis Coop General Assembly met today and proceeded to renew one third of its Board members. The latter met up afterwards to elect Christophe Congues as their new president, as well as a new Executive Council. Formerly the Euralis President Delegate, Christophe Congues will take over from Christian Pèes, who decided to stand down […]

Thanks to the resilience of its economic model in light of the COVID-19 health crisis, Euralis is going ahead with its plan to consolidate and accelerate its strategic decisions: transformation, international development and innovation with an emphasis on performance

Euralis stayed on track during the 2019-2020 financial year. The cooperative held the line with a steady gross annual turnover of 1.33 billion euros and an operating income of 22.5 million euros. It has demonstrated its agility and responsiveness: always client-oriented, it successfully adapted its working methods while adopting the necessary hygiene measures imposed by […]

Welcome to Olivier Tillous Borde, Head of Euralis Strategic Development Division

Welcome to Olivier Tillous Borde, Head of the Group’s Strategic Development Division. Graduated from AgroParisTech and INSEAD, he supports the strategic projects of the various Divisions and the Group’s new diversification and partnership projects.  After a first international experience in strategic analysis of trading markets in the Bunge Group, he spent 8 years in the Avril […]

Lidea will build the most modern seed plant in Russia

On September 09, 2020, in Pavlovsk, Voronezh Region, the groundbreaking ceremony for the Tanais seed plant of the company Lidea was held. Lidea’s Chief Executive Officer Pierre Fly Sainte-Marie and the Governor of the Voronezh Region Alexander Gusev, Patrice Server Head of Supply and Operations of Lidea, Stephane Dupille, Operations Leader in Russia and Alexey […]

TRANSITIONING TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE, INTEGRATED, AND RESPONSIBLE AGRICULTURE EURALIS’ TRANSFORMATION IS IN FULL SWING

The Euralis cooperative group is revolutionising its approach and actively reinventing the farming of the future, with a focus on high-performance, sustainable, integrated, and responsible agriculture. This will result in agriculture that uses fewer input products but in a better way and that intends to meet societal expectations. To achieve its goals, Euralis is focusing […]

Lidea will build the most modern seed plant in Russia

On September 09, 2020, in Pavlovsk, Voronezh Region, the groundbreaking ceremony for the Tanais seed plant of the company Lidea was held. Lidea’s Chief Executive Officer Pierre Fly Sainte-Marie and the Governor of the Voronezh Region Alexander Gusev, Patrice Server Head of Supply and Operations of Lidea, Stephane Dupille, Operations Leader in Russia and Alexey […]

EURALIS Semences and CAUSSADE Semences Group: birth and first day of Lidea, finalization of the rapprochement of the two companies

The rapprochement of EURALIS Semences and CAUSSADE Semences Group has been effective since September 1st, 2020. It resulted in the birth of Lidea. Already one of the top 10 global field seeds companies, this new entity aims to achieve leadership positions in certain species in the enlarged Europe. This convergence was born of the desire […]