The Avril Group announces the appointment of Antoine Prevost as Chief Operating Officer, effective January 1, 2021. Reporting to Jean-Philippe Puig, Chief Executive Officer, Antoine is a member of Avril's Executive Committee.
Committed to the transition towards alternative eggs and mobilized to ensure a sustainable future for the French egg sector, MATINES has presented plans for changes to the industrial organization of shell egg packaging and to its administrative and commercial activities.
Saipol, a subsidiary of the Avril group, announces the launch of OleoZE, a new service for purchasing sustainable French oilseeds from farmers and collecting organisations. For the first time, the purchase price of seeds will enhance, via a "Carbon credit", the efforts undertaken by rapeseed and sunflower producers to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and develop carbon storage on their farms. The development of Saipol's renewable energy sales is the lever that allows it to better promote soil conservation farming practices.
IBM (NYSE: IBM) and the Avril Group, the French market leader in the vegetable oil and protein industry, as well as the owner of the leading fresh egg and oil brands, Matines and Lesieur, among others, today announced that Avril has joined IBM Food Trust, a blockchain-enabled global ecosystem for the food industry.