Being both one of the leading metropolises in Europe and a major agricultural region: challenge successfully met by the western Paris region. The agribusiness industry registered a business creation rate of 13% in 2015 in a region that counts iconic brands.
The main agribusiness operators
General Mills France and Nestlé Waters, Savencia Fromage & Dairy, Cargill, MHD Moët Hennessy Diageo, world leader for spirits, Pepsico France, 2nd global agribusiness group, Orangina Schweppes France, no. 1 in the fruit drinks market.
98, 000 hectares of agricultural land
(16% of areas dedicated to agriculture in Île-de-France)
20 % of the exploitations have a dominant animal farming activity or mix it with large scale farming