The FRUIT CHAINs
a local sector for a global market
STAR INGREDIENTS IN FRUIT CAKE, PROVENCE SPECIALITY !
200 farmers in Provence
4 farmer organisations to pool resources
APTUNION: a company firmly rooted in the Apt-Lubéron
Candied fruits of Provence reputed all over the world.
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
Production that prioritises sustainable agriculture, in line with consumer expectations and environmental concerns.
The organisation follows integrated fruit farming specifications (sustainable agriculture).
Huge cherry tree planting programme.
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 (Made in France)