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Feb, 21 2019

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Even Upstream, a major player in the upstream agricultural sector in Brittany

Milk production
Dairy production department
Agri-supplies and self-service supply stores
Gamm Vert
Even Agri
Gamm vert Village
Animal nutrition and pig genetics
Even Nutrition animale
Tecnor-Sofac
Topigs Norsvin

Dairy production department

This team of around 15 people assists members of Coopérative Even with their dairy production activities. The department offers a range of services, including quality, technical support and agricultural building advice, all with the same objective – to improve farming practices and boost farm profitability.

Gamm Vert

www.gammvert.fr

Even runs eight franchised Gamm Vert stores. All of the stores are located in Finistère, and are operated under the Gamm Vert Village name, Gamm Vert's rural brand. The stores are designed for both professional customers and the general public, and are known for their short assortments, stocking Gamm Vert's traditional product categories (gardening items, animal feed, working garments, etc.) as well as dedicated product ranges for farmers.

Even Agri

Even's specialist agricultural supplies subsidiary was created in the 1980s.  It offers personalised technical assistance and value-added services to its customers in the Finistère and Côtes-d'Armor departments. It also sells a range of innovative products. It employs a team of 13 technical consultants, enabling it to serve customers over a wide area. The company runs 12 agricultural self-service stores in Finistère, including eights franchised stores under the Gamm Vert Village brand.

Gamm vert Village

www.gammvert.fr

Even runs eight franchised Gamm Vert stores. All of the stores are located in Finistère, and are operated under the Gamm Vert Village name, Gamm Vert's rural brand. The stores are designed for both professional customers and the general public, and are known for their short assortments, stocking Gamm Vert's traditional product categories (gardening items, animal feed, working garments, etc.) as well as dedicated product ranges for farmers.

Even Nutrition animale

Even Nutrition Animale produces animal feed for cattle and poultry at three plants in Brittany. It employs nine technical consultants, who conduct detailed analyses of farming practices to deliver innovative, tailor-made solutions to help their customers boost their income while preserving the environment.

Tecnor-Sofac

www.tecnor-sofac.fr

Tecnor-Sofac is a Brittany-based pig nutrition specialist, developing tailor-made feeds and delivering responsive, personalised nutritional advice to farmers. This fully independent manufacturer offers exceptional value for money, helping to boost the competitiveness and performance of its customers – some of the most successful farms in Europe.

Topigs Norsvin

topigsnorsvin.fr

Topigs Norsvin is the world's second-largest pig nutrition company. It develops a comprehensive selection of male and female lines, tailored to the requirements of farms of all types and food industry sectors. Each and every year, it delivers substantial improvements to business leaders in the agricultural sector, giving them free rein to choose the partner of their choice and helping to boost the income of pig farms. Working in its international research centre and in the field, its employees have a sole objective in mind: to improve the technical and economic performance of farms.

 

 

Even works with its members and customers to promote eco-friendly agriculture. Even Amont employs 150 people, who work together to provide farmers with innovative products and high-tech services. In 2018, this business unit turned over a total of €210 million.

 

Dairy production: delivering expertise to members

Each and every day, Even's dairy production department assists the 734 farms that are members of the cooperative. The department employs a multi-disciplinary team of 15 people, and is capable of handling a range of issues including quality, on-site chilling systems, buildings, production techniques, etc. The department offers a range of advice, technical support, services and solutions designed to deliver ongoing improvements to farming practices and boost farm profitability.

Agricultural supplies: towards the farming techniques of the future

Even is committed to promoting competitive agriculture that protects the natural environment. When it comes to farming techniques, Even offers its customers personalised advice and high-performance services, including testing platforms, decision-making tools, soil analysis surveys and alternative farming practices. These are just some examples of Even's commitment to delivering added value to farmers and helping them secure the future of their business.

Self-service agricultural stores: a local network

Even operates 12 self-service agricultural stores under the Even Agri and Gamm vert/Comptoir du Village brands, with a strong local presence in the Finistère department. The skilled and highly responsive teams working in these local stores serve the needs of both professional and individual customers.

Animal nutrition: a win-win partnership

Even's two animal nutrition factories produce carefully designed feed for cattle, poultry and pigs. The group also offers tailored nutritional advice to its customers, with a view to enhancing farm productivity and improving animal well-being. Its personnel listen closely to the needs of farmers, aiming to deliver coherent farming systems that boost profitability and are friendly to the environment.

Pig genetics: supporting farms through innovation

Even, via its subsidiary Topigs Norsvin France, is one of the leaders in pig genetics in France. It develops a comprehensive selection of male and female lines, tailored to the requirements of farms of all types and various food industry sectors. Each and every year, Even continues to deliver substantial improvements to business leaders in the agricultural sector, giving them free rein to choose the partner of their choice and helping to boost the income of pig farms.