The bigarreau cherry sector
a local sector for a global market
STAR INGREDIENTS IN FRUIT CAKE!
200 farmers in Provence
4 farmer organisations to pool resources
to pool energies
APTUNION exports to over 50 countries.
bigarreau cherry orchards in the heart
of the lubéron regional nature
park (south-east france)
Partner fruit farmers
Hectares of orchards
Tons of fruit harvested
Local business > 18 M€
An organization of bigarreau producers of industry
and candied fruit manufacturers
Contractual relations for a
pooling of facilities, staff, know-how
integrated fruit production
150 hectares of new cherry orchards planned.
Financial commitment of industrial companies and farmer organisations to help planting: investment of €70,000 / year
Commitment of industrial companies to purchase
100% of French production