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Bourgogne-Franche-Comté boasts expertise across the entire value chain, from field to fork

Agri-food industry in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté

  • 2,250businesses
  • 36,000employees

BFC is home to Vitagora, one of Europe’s leading agri-food innovation clusters with more than 450 members, including 42 multinationals and large businesses. It coordinates a regional network of 12,500 food science and healthcare researchers and engineers.

With its industrial specialisation, the region is an outstanding environment for experimentation, in particular for the development of farming technologies to overcome challenges facing the agricultural sector.

Driven by agricultural production that represents the terroir, and with a solid reputation for quality, collaboration is everywhere in the agri-food industry, thanks to a structured network of partners and infrastructures: experimental/phenotyping platforms, sensory analysis, and technical labs, etc. This ecosystem is perfect for hatching start-ups as well as developing mature businesses, who fi nd within the network the support and expertise that places them on the cutting edge of research and innovation.

Some leading firms

Amora-Maille / Groupe Unilever, André Bazin, Boudier, Daunat, Dijon Céréales,
Ets Bobard Jeune, Eurogerm, Fallot, Fromageries Bel, Granini, Groupe Bigard,
Henri Maire, Innoplant, Jacquet, John Deere, Lab to Farm, Lactalis, LDC Bourgogne, Lejay Lagoutte, Mondelez, Mulot et Petitjean, Nestlé, Obione, Val d’Aucy, Yoplait.




©La Moutarderie Fallot