Even is acooperative food industry group founded in Brittany. It employs 6,140 people and has a membership of 1,320 farmers. Even encompasses a number of flagship brands and complementary business units, and boasts robust and profitable growth. It has a strong international presence, and its products are found on one million plates worldwide each day.
Complementary business units
Even is a cooperative agri-food group founded in Brittany in 1930. It is one of the major players in the French food industry, employing 6,140 people and with a membership of 1,320 farmers. The group turned over €2.2 billion in 2018, and is divided into four complementary business units: the upstream agricultural sector; milk and dairy products; food product distribution (home delivery and food service sector); and a value-added diversification unit (prepared meals and curing).
Even is firmly attached to its roots in Brittany, yet is open to the world, with around 95 subsidiaries in France and abroad, and clients in over 110 countries. Even encompasses numerous well-known national brands (Paysan Breton, Régilait, Mamie Nova, Argel, Gamm vert, etc.), as well as various local or specialised brands that enjoy an equally positive reputation. It has a strong international presence, and its products are found on more than one million plates worldwide each day.
A clear ambition
Even is driven by a clear ambition: to provide good, healthy food for all and to create sustainable human and economic wealth for its member farmers, employees, Brittany and the other territories that it serves.
Even is among:
- the top 30 French agri-food groups ;
- the top 10 French agricultural cooperatives ;
- the top 10 European dairy cooperatives.
Responsibility: closely connected to the spirit of cooperation, this involves ensuring respect for farmers, employees, clients and consumers whilst safeguarding animal welfare and the environment.
Team spirit: this enables relationships of trust to be built in order to last and grow together.
Simplicity: combined with honest communication, this guarantees harmonious and meaningful interpersonal relationships.
Profitability: a direct result of the drive for innovation and performance, this constitutes the key to Even's development and the prerequisite to becoming a major leader in the economic world of today and tomorrow.