CooperativeParfums Provence VentouxYour partner in essential oils since 1989 3900 hectares cultivated in five departmentsWe are a Cooperative producing Organic or Conventional Essential Oils of Lavender, Lavandin, Immortelle, Mountain Savory, Oregano, Tarragon and Clary Sage. Our essential oils are used in the Perfume, Cosmetic, Hygiene and Aromatherapy industries, in France and worldwide.Since its inception, our “Cooperative Parfums Provence Ventoux” has been anchored in the Plateau de Sault and Mont Ventoux area. We are proud to carry forward localhistory, know-how, and cultural and economic heritage. This is the essence of what we wanted to bring together in our Lavande Mont Ventoux brand. It is both an expression of our attachment to this land and a strong commitment to quality and our responsibility as producers. Our CooperativeCreated in 1989 by a group of producers in Haute Provence, near Mont Ventoux, the historical birthplace of lavender, Parfums Provence Ventoux offers the main Essential Oils of Provence produced in the 5 departments of Alpes de Haute-Provence, Ardèche, Drôme, Gard, Vaucluse.discover Our Essential OilsThey are the fruit of the work of more than 167 producers in Provence, on more than 3900 hectares producing 175 tons of essential oils, who joined together in a Cooperative to increase efficiency and to guarantee the origin, quality and authenticity of their organically or conventionally cultivated essential oils.discover Our teamParfums Provence Ventoux is a cooperative managed by its producers, in order to guarantee the sustainability of the lavender and lavandin industry, which has become an essential part of the cultural and economic heritage of the region, and to secure the supply to its customers in the long term.discover Our partnersOver the years, Provence Parfums Ventoux has built up a relationship of partnership and trust with its customers in France and abroad, traders and industrial users of pure and natural essential oils.discover The CooperativeThe Parfums Provence Ventoux cooperative is located in Sault (Vaucluse). This village of 1,400 inhabitants, perched on a ridge on the edge of the Vaucluse plateau, dominates the Nesque valley, facing the southern slopes of Mont Ventoux.The Pays de Sault, the birthplace of lavender, is the main production area for fine lavender, with nearly 52% of French production. The counties of Drôme Provençale and Alpes de Haute-Provence are mainly producers of lavandin and represent an undeniable asset for our cooperative. The altitude is the common factor of these traditional areas of production, of which the quality is recognised by all professionals.The cooperative brings together more than 160 producers who exploit more than 3925 Ha of lavender and lavandin, of which fine lavender: 715 Ha, Maillette lavender 305 Ha, Diva lavender: 325 Ha and lavandin: 2580 Ha.Our rigorous policy in terms of input management allows us to get the best value from the essential oils and remunerate the producers as well as possible. GéographyThe cooperative is located in an ideal geographical location at the heart of the five main lavender and lavandin producing counties. Our producers’ organisation ensures the area’s development thanks to these major environmental assets. QualityQuality products : the cooperative markets high quality essential oils, steam distilled according to the traditional method used since antiquity. Thanks to this ancestral process, our essential oils are entirely natural. CentralizationParfums Provence Ventoux centralizes the storage of the members’ production as well as the administrative aspects. Our production area, extended over the five counties, gives our cooperative a security of supply for our customers and partners.Our essential oilsWe produce organic and conventional essential oils.We collect 26 tons of lavender essential oils and 145 tons of hybrid lavender (lavandin) essential oils over a total surface of about 3925 hectares. We market wholesale and semi-wholesale : fine lavender, PDO lavender, Maillette lavender, Diva lavender, Grosso lavandin, Super lavandin, Sumian lavandin, Abrial lavandin.We also offer essential oils of aromatic plants: Immortelle, Clary Sage, Hyssop, Mountain Savory and Oregano.The essential oils produced are 100% pure and natural, obtained by steam distillation in the distilleries of the five counties. The Parfums Provence Ventoux cooperative carries out strict controls, so that each oil complies with the various French or European specifications.We sell the lavender in bulk : in drums with a minimum of 25 kg or in pallet boxes. The essential oils of aromatic plants are available with a minimum package size of 1kg. Lavender 26 tons of lavender on 1345 Ha. It is without doubt the jewel in the crown of our production. The fine lavender labelled “Lavande Mont Ventoux” meets our specifications. Our organic essential oils are certified by Ecocert. We also offer essential oils under the PDO designation. Lavandins 145 tons of lavandin on 2580 Ha. We offer different varieties of hybrid lavender, Grosso, Sumian, Super and Abrial, to our partners. This more camphorated essential oil is intended for wholesalers, processors and soap makers. Aromatics We collect 4 main aromatic essential oils: Immortelle, Mountain Savory, Oregano, Clary Sage. They are all 100% pure, not modified or diluted. Our selection process is rigorous for an irreproachable quality. One territory, one brandSince its inception, our “Cooperative Parfums Provence Ventoux” has been anchored in the Plateau de Sault and Mont Ventoux area. We are proud to carry forward local history, know-how, and cultural and economic heritage. This is the essence of what we wanted to bring together in our Lavande Mont Ventoux brand. It is both an expression of our attachment to this land and a strong commitment to quality and our responsibility as producers.Our brand applies only to the fine lavender (population) essential oil. To guarantee quality and traceability, we have drawn up precise specifications, which our producers must scrupulously respect to be recognised by the “Lavande Mont Ventoux” brand. Our TerritoryTo qualify for the “Lavande Mont Ventoux” label, the essential oil must be produced in a geographical area determined by our specifications. The notions of altitude and terroir are intrinsic elements of the quality of our brand. Our Fine LavenderFine lavender, whose real name is population lavender, is propagated by seed, according to the plant’s natural process. This gives it a large gene pool with multiple analytical and olfactory qualities that are found in this essential oil. Our AmbitionThe aim of “Lavande Mont Ventoux” is to make the most of our land, our know-how and our production. It must allow us to pay our producers in the fairest way possible, while meeting the expectations of our partners through quality production. Our ProductionWe have two types of partnerships: with our producers for harvesting and with our commercial partners, for sales.The primary objective of the cooperative is to offer for sale quality essential oils that meet the expectations of our customers.To achieve this, our desire is to continue to welcome new producers and to support and accompany those who are already part of the cooperative.From a purely commercial point of view, our ambition will always be to satisfy our customers to the best of our ability, on a national and international scale. Our Members167 producers, 19 of whom are organic farmers, are members of the PPV cooperative and benefit from a storage facility with offices on the same site. Close to the stakeholders of the local territory and of the certifications for essential oils of Provence and the label “Lavande Mont Ventoux”. Our EngagementsThe cooperative is committed to working with its producers to enhance their production in order to pay them a fair price. The cooperative is committed to its customers through well-controlled production, quality and traceability. Our ProductionAll the essential oils offered for sale by our cooperative are aimed at meeting the expectations of our customers. Our vision is to create a partnership with our different customers, and to be long-term business partners. Parfums Provence Ventoux, is… A long HistoryThe Parfums Provence Ventoux cooperative was created in 1989 by a group of around twenty people. Since 1992, the Ministry of Agriculture has recognised us as a Producers’ Organisation for essential oils and flowers of lavender, lavandin and other perfume plants, for the counties of Alpes de Haute Provence, Ardèche, Drôme, Gard and Vaucluse. A strategy of TrustMaintaining relationships of trust with commercial partners by offering them quality essential oils, particularly through regular investments. Constantly seeking new outlets to ensure the sale of products. Promoting products. Human ResourcesControlling the administrative and commercial management of the cooperative in partnership with its 167 members : 49 in the Alpes Haute Provence, 14 in the Ardèche, 45 in the Drôme, 8 in the Gard and 51 in the Vaucluse.