Robertet Grasse, France) has announced that it has taken an equity position in Plantes Aromatiques du Diois, a French company specializing in organic essential oils and aromatic plants. Plantes Aromatiques du Diois was created in 1999 by Michel Meneuvrier, in association with an agricultural co-op of aromatic and medicinal plant producers. Based in the northern part of Provence, France, its initial purpose was to commercialize the essential oil and plant productions of the region.
The company has developed a worldwide network of producing partners—102 companies in 27 countries—supplying a complete range of organically certified essential oils and plants. Michel Meneuvrier will continue to manage the operations of Plantes Aromatiques du Diois with his team. Through this association, Robertet is capable of offering innovative solutions for the creation of certified organic products in the food and beverage, beauty care and fragrance markets.
Terms of the deal have not been disclosed