UNDERSTANDIND NUTRITIONAL SCIENCE
Livestock breeding valorization, animal welfare and health
Our first goal in this dimension is the food values optimization of our seeds. For the ruminants, the excess of methane emissions are reduced which demonstrate better feed efficiency. The breeding performance is optimized and the health and reproduction parameters are improved. Farming economic interest through the overall approach remains for us the heart of our concerns.
How? We care about the nutritional values of seeds, the ration indicators for animal science, environmental and animal health. And, of course, we develop the ration management tools for the rapid analysis of milk and meat in order to guarantee the best quality products.
Healthy products with a high nutritional value for men
We utilize improved technological parameters: cheese smoothness and yield, meat juiciness and yield, butter tenderness, etc.
Proven health benefits appreciated by consumers, pregnant women and babies in order to prevent “contemporary” diseases as obesity, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer, etc. by using clinical studies of sensory evidence of Bleu-Blanc-Coeur products and the official recognition of our mutual approach.
Consistent and sustainable production system in favor of our planet
What does it mean for us? First of all, this is the fact that the environment crosses the food chain: biodiversity on the fields and limitation of pesticides. Moreover, these are reduced greenhouse gases emitted by breeding, better nutritional quality of products and compliance with animal welfare are the answers to the societal expectations. And finally, these are Collective agreements issued within National Food Program incurred by the French Ministry of Agriculture are accredited our beneficial approach to nutrition and environment called Eco-Nutrition. We opt for the methodology of measuring of enteric methane reducing, recognized by the UN and reinforce valorization of breeders’ communication.
Research and Development at Valorex is a set of collaborative research. “We have not let our corner of Brittany, where the approach was born, but we work with 4 continents research laboratories in a wide variety of disciplines.”
ALIMENTATION AND NATURAL RESSOURCES
The primary role of agriculture is to provide population with food. Global demand intends to continue to grow in the future, and we should be able to answer it. Therefore, it is essential that in particular European agriculture maintains and increases its production capacity while respecting the commitments made by the EU, which concern us directly, as a part of its international trade relations and regarding the “consistency of development policies. Only a strong agriculture will enable the highly competitive agriculture and food industry to retain an important place in the economy and trade of our region and our country. It should promote synergies between agriculture and animal husbandry, especially in regards to protein. In addition, the Europeans require food, including local products, of great quality and very varied, which meet strict safety, quality and treatment standards. Therefore, issues of accessibility, availability and acceptability of healthy food as well as those of nutritional efficiency should also be arisen more concretely.
Diversified agriculture and forestry, productive and sustainable quality
The priority vocation of agriculture is to meet the nutritional requirements of the population accentuated for the coming decades. Climate change, with its hazards and its speed, requires agriculture to be adapted, diversified and to contribute to the global reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. For that, it is essential to preserve agricultural land, including limiting its consumption and artificial character. However, intensive production processes pose risks sometimes too strong on the environment, threatening the sustainability of agriculture in itself.
Beyond the major changes in agricultural practices implemented over the past ten years, a movement of transformation is needed in agriculture to reconcile the quantitative and qualitative production requirements of sanitaire security, economic efficiency, climate change robustness and ecological realism. That means to produce enough using the essential functioning of soil and living systems ensuring their continued existence and simultaneous ecosystems production and reproduction security. Agriculture will contribute strongly to the ecological balance of the territories participating in the establishment of an ecological network, maintenance and restoration of wild and domestic biodiversity, natural areas and aquatic environments, and soil remediation.
For us, sustainable management of natural resources and climate action measures to promote healthy alimentation schemes means fostering green growth through innovation which requires the development of new technologies and new production processes, and the promotion of new patterns of demand, notably in the context of the emergent bio economy, which represents the following cautious:
- To achieve sufficient organic agricultural production to meet in a sustainable manner the growing consumer demand and the use of development objectives for organic products in public catering of seasonal products with low environmental impact giving them production and distribution continuity.
- To generalize sustainable and productive farming practices. The objective is, firstly, to remove from the market products containing substances of the highest concern based on their substitutability and their dangerous character for animals and humans.
- To reduce the animal production systems dependence on imported raw materials used in the composition of animal feed products, especially by boosting the production of oilseeds and protein crops and other legumes.
- To promote the grasslands maintenance and restoration so that producers of cattle and other industries could feed their livestock mainly with pastured grass.
- To promote farm energetic mastery.