Overview

Agribio Union: A 100% organic farming co-op

Agribio Union, organic co-op

A union of 6 regional co-operatives bringing together 1,000 organic farmers from France’s South-West and located in Salvagnac in the Tarn region (81).

AGRIBIO UNION collects 15% of French production and close to 40 types of products (cereals, oilseeds, protein crops and pulses).

Sustainable development at the heart of our project: a pioneering approach of certification (ISO 9001) for product quality and traceability.

Agribio Union, organic soya producer

A unique organisational model built for the expansion of Organic Farming, offering:

Specialised agronomic support

Pooling of logistic ressources

Storage facilities adapted to production demands

Our History

30 years of commitments to developing organic farming

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1990

Creation of COOP AGRIBIO MIDI-PYRENÉES/AQUITAINE

32 farmers members

Agribio Union, organic soya producer

1985

Creation of CUMA AGRIBIO in Salvagnac (81)

12 farmers members

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PIONEERING

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PIONEERING

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1999

Creation of AGRIBIO UNION:

COOP AGRIBIO + EURALIS + GROUPE COOPÉRATIF OCCITAN

330 farmers members

Agribio Union, organic soya producer

1998

The Sojadoc supply-chain

Traceable GMO-free soya

Agribio Union, organic soya producer

1995

Creation of the Technical Department

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CREATION

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CREATION

the

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2002

VIVADOUR joins AGRIBIO UNION

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2001

TERRES DU SUD joins AGRIBIO UNION

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GATHERING

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GATHERING

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2006

The ISO 9001 certification is awarded

Agribio Union, organic soya producer

2002

Construction of a 9,000-metric-ton

Specialised Storage Silo

Salvagnac (81)

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2002

Creation of the Quality Department

and the Farm-running Department

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PROFESSIONALISM

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PROFESSIONALISM

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2015

Construction of a 15,000-metric-ton

Specialised Storage Silo

Barcelonne-du-Gers (32)

Agribio Union, organic soya producer

2014

MAÏSADOUR joins AGRIBIO UNION

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DEVELOPMENTAL

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DEVELOPMENTAL

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Key Figures

Agribio Union in 9 key figures

Agribio Union, organic co-op
The producers of Agribio Union, organic soya producer

1,000

producers supported

27

employees

35 million

€ turnover

The organic cereals of Agribio Union, organic soya producer

60,000

metric-tons collected

40

types of products and grains

60% | 40%

human foodstuff | animal feed

The lands of Agribio Union, organic soya producer

40,000

hectares (99,000 acres) supervised

15

sites for collecting and storage

16

administrative divisions

Vision & Mission

A strategic vision for excellence

Agribio Union, organic co-op

Our strategic priorities

Business model

At the heart of our trade: production monitoring collecting and marketing organically-grown cereals

Investments in specialised storage facilities

Development

Strengthening our position as a major player in the Organic Farming sector in France

Supporting Producers

Strengthening technical and agronomic expertise among organic farmers

Governance

An organisation focusing on strategic and operational efficiency

Communication

Encouraging the sharing of information among producers, customers and partners

Our Mission

Producers

Offering and developing a personalised technical support and economic advice service

Customers

Meeting customers’ demands and products specifications

Guaranteeing a sustainable balance between the demands of our producers, our customers and our co-operatives around an environment-friendly vision for our lands

Lands

Boosting the economic productivity of agricultural lands with our associated co-operatives

Contributors

Enhancing the skills of our contributors and preserving health and safety at work

Governance & Values

Our founding principle: co-operation

Agribio Union, organic co-op
Producers at the centre of our Union
Producers
6 associated co-ops
Agribio Union
Market
Co-operation at the heart of our values
Close to our lands
and anchored in France’s South-West

Fairness, openness & solidarity
between the producers, the co-operatives and the customers

Pooling
of technical, human and material resources