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One of the great strengths of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region is its diversity of sectors of activity. They include:

 
Cosmetics, Perfumery, Aromas
THE EXCEPTIONAL ASSETS OF THE PROVENCE-ALPES-COTE D’AZUR REGION
• Leading region in France with 55% of the national production of cosmetics and perfumes,
Leading region in France for the production of aromatic and medicinal plants
Leading area in the world for the production of hybrid lavender,
• A region unique in Europe for its concentration of companies in this sector:
25% of the headquarters of businesses in this field in France, 120 out of the 130 distilleries
of essential oils in France,
• Leading national centre for the creation of flavourants,
• Complete cover of the sector’s value chain, from growing scented and aromatic plants to the
finished products, via the production of natural essences.

KEY FIGURES FOR THE SECTOR
• 10,000 jobs in total in the sector
• Nearly 400 companies in perfumery, cosmetics and food flavourings
• 13 public research centres with 32 laboratories, including an international centre for analytic
chemistry of natural aromatic materials in Grasse, and a sensorial analysis laboratory in Forcalquier
• Training centres: ASFO-Grasse, European University of Flavours and Scents.

A DEDICATED CLUSTER : PASS Cluster
http://www.pole-pass.fr

DOCUMENTS
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