Agricultural and food processing
TERRES DU SUD
Terres du Sud (headquartered in Clairac, Lot-et-Garonne, France) was created in 1992 from the merger of 5 cooperatives from Lot-et-Garonne (47), Dordogne (24) and Gironde (33) departments of France who combined their skills to enhance the capacities, the culture and ressources of their territory across Guyenne, Gascogne and the Périgord. Presided by Patrick Grizou and led by Michel Clairefond, Terres du Sud brings together 6 000 member-farmers and is structured around 6 branches of activity: Plants (cereal crops, agro-distribution, seeds, agro-equipment and semolina, Fruits & Vegetables (Producers Organization of open-field and perennial crops, organic gapes and applies, primary processing), Poultry (production and processing of quality poultry), Palmipeds (production and processing of ducks recognized under the IGP Périgord label), Ruminants and Pork (production and sales), Specialized Distribution (Gamm Vert, motorized farming, regional products).
The Group employs 1 446 people and generates sales of 590 M€.
The participants in the operation
Cyril Melin, Martin Mézières