A world leader
Vilmorin & Cie creates, produces and sells novel vegetable seeds for professional vegetable production. Its customers are market gardeners and indirectly processors, specialists in canning and deep-freezing.
Thirty vegetable crops among the most widely consumed throughout the world
Vilmorin & Cie’s product line-up is extremely diversified. It comprises about thirty different crops: tomato, sweet and hot pepper, onion, watermelon, carrot, cucumber, melon, lettuce, cabbage, cauliflower, sweet corn, bean, summer squash, etc.
For some of these crops, Vilmorin & Cie holds leading world positions: No. 1 in tomato, carrot, melon, cauliflower and summer squash, No. 2 in bean and No. 3 in sweet pepper.
Reinforcing its leadership by combining organic and external growth
Vilmorin & Cie’s ambition is to reinforce its world leadership through:
- organic growth higher than that of the market. This organic growth is based on the development of innovative seeds, allowing the regular renewal of its product line, and close proximity to its markets.
- strengthening of its positions in certain geographical areas and certain crops through targeted external growth operations.