The Elle & Vire brand has always favored supplies close to its dairies, particularly at its major site in Condé-sur-Vire.
Yes, it is true, the grass is often greener in the heart of Normandy's farmland. Perhaps the rain has something to do with it…
And it probably goes some way to explain why for the last 70 years between the Elle and the Vire rivers, we have been producing outstanding cream that is known throughout France and the world.Find out more
Farmers and their cows are central to our approach.
It’s also true that it takes more than fresh grass to obtain good milk. There has to be a sincere and sustainable relationship with our farmers. In order to enhance farming practices, we offer our farmers a diagnosis of their operation to help evaluate the performance of each farm and to suggest areas for improvement that are adapted to each producer. This diagnosis consists of 10 indicators, including:
Farmed in small herds, the cows spend a large part of the year outside to produce a rich and high quality milk that makes exceptional cream.
Famous all over the world
It’s true that the quality of our cream is derived from good milk, but it is also comes from 70 years of traditional know-how. This quality is recognised both by professionals and the general public.
We owe these world-renowned high quality products to our exceptional natural environment. In order to preserve this environment, Elle & Vire has implemented a number of policies to limit its impact on the environment.Between 2015 and 2017, we limited our impact on the environment.
True! For over 70 years now, we have been committed to our 650 employees and have supported their development.
For everyone living around our dairies in 2017, we sponsored more than 30 local charity and sporting events, donating over two tonnes of products.
of training per employee participating in the CQP programme (certificate of professional qualification) in 2017.