Carrefour and an organization, associated with the Laiterie de Saint-Denis-de-l-Hôtel (LSDH) group, will fund the conversion of 66 milk producers to the organic sector and commercialize their production to meet the consumer's growing demand. Thursday the French number one retailer.
"Commitments in volume and price". This deed, which was launched on Wednesday in the Agrifood Open in Orléans forum, in partnership with WWF France and the association of dairy producers at the Center Bank (APLBC). "This is an unprecedented, ambitious and responsible project, which pays producers with commitments in volume and price," said Secretary General of Carrefour, Lawrence Valley.
50 euros per 1,000 liters of milk. The 66 producers will receive 50 euros subsidized per 1,000 liters of milk for converting two years, with 20 euros from Carrefour and 30 by LSDH. The milk will then be packaged by LSDH, and marketed by Carrefour, which ensures that the farmers flow the volumes produced by signing a three-year contract.
Less corrupt transport and eco-design bricks. In addition to this support, less corruption lorries will be collected by biomethane to reduce CO2 emissions and the packages will be carried out with aluminum eco-design bricks that are tested with Germany. SIG Combibloc. The anticipated production is 10 million liters and should be marketed from 2020.
Organic milk represented 2.6% of the collection in France in 2017, according to the latest annual dairy survey of the Ministry of Agriculture. LSDH, one of the main players in the French market for milk and fruit juice, based at Saint Denis-de-l, Hôtel, Loiret, is processing 300 million liters of milk, of which 70 million are bio.