A world leader
Vilmorin & Cie creates, produces and distributes novel vegetable seeds for professional vegetable production. Its customers are market gardeners and indirectly processors, specialists in canning and deep-freezing.
A diversified product portfolio
Vilmorin & Cie’s product line-up comprises more than thirty different crops, and in particular those that are most widely consumed throughout the world: tomato, sweet and hot pepper, onion, watermelon, carrot, cucumber, melon, lettuce, cabbage, cauliflower, sweet corn, bean, summer squash, etc. It also comprises local crops such as kabocha squash for Japan, and fennel for Italy and France.
For several of these crops, Vilmorin & Cie holds leading world positions: No. 1 in tomato, the top vegetable crop in the world in terms of value, but also in carrot, melon, cauliflower and summer squash, No. 2 in bean and No. 3 in sweet pepper.
Strengthen world leadership by combining by combining organic growth with external growth
To consolidate its position as No. 1 worldwide in vegetable seeds, Vilmorin & Cie needs to:
- Maintain organic growth higher than that of the market,
- Strengthen positions by targeted external growth operations,
- Become a leader in all markets and for all strategic crops.