Turnover: 1.5 billion EUR (2023)

Country: France

  • Biocoop, France's leading distributor of organic products, was founded in Paris in 1987.
  • Today, the Company has 750 stores (2021), with an average of 60 store openings per year since 2016.
  • The company owns its own transport platform, which generated 32 million euros in sales in 2018, without ever once using an airplane.

News

Distribution: Biocoop capitalizes on its pricing strategy | Biocoop: a winning pricing strategy 25/10/2023

  • Biocoop's sales represent 43.8% of the market for specialist organic stores.
  • Eight new Biocoop outlets have opened since the beginning of the year. Source: Circana.

Biocoop: 740 stores and 3,500 partner farms. 11/09/2023

  • Biocoop is France's leading network specializing in the distribution of organic produce
  • Biocoop has over 740 stores and 3,500 partner farms
  • The chain achieved sales of 1.4 billion euros in 2022, down 6%
  • The French organic market enjoyed double-digit growth for ten years before declining in 2022 due to inflation.

Why Biocoop hopes to profit from inflation 21/03/2023

  • Organic sales plunged by 12% in 2022 among specialists and by 7% on hypermarket shelves.
  • - The cooperative of retailers and producers, which accounts for half the sector, lost just 6%.
  • - In France, over two hundred (222) organic stores closed last year. Around a hundred opened.
  • - Biocoop, a network of 765 stores, gained ground on its rivals Naturalia, La Vie Claire and So Bio, a Carrefour subsidiary
  • - Biocoop experienced 35 store closures, offset by 40 store openings.
  • - Biocoop has announced the opening of 7 new outlets, and its president predicts that a further 40 outlets will close, representing around 5% of the network (765 units).
  • - In 2022, Biocoop, which has developed a range of 130 branded products with reduced margins, saw average prices rise by 6%.

Despite a sluggish market, Biocoop stays on course 09/11/2022

  • Organic market among specialists down sharply - 13% (vs. -4.8% among generalists)
  • Biocoop occupies 45% of the specialist segment
  • 190 specialist stores closed and only 140 opened in one year

Financial Data

DUNS: 382891752

Legal Name: BIOCOOP

Address: 12 AV RAYMOND POINCARE , 75116 PARIS 16

Number of employees: Entre 1 000 et 1 999 salariés (2021)

Capital: 18 500 EUR


Financial Data:

Year 2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016
Turnover 867 240 972 918 528 699 930 725 748 811 440 144 710 905 164 643 996 247 561 911 549
Gross margin (€) 173 238 333 177 559 739 182 743 101 167 789 746 149 295 215 133 515 427 117 126 702
EBITDA (€) 8 615 639 10 163 675 13 126 631 9 958 966 12 993 562 11 942 597 11 507 334
Operating profit (€) 3 836 485 7 929 254 10 097 487 9 405 396 9 406 533 9 816 585 9 302 454
Net profit (€) 4 941 134 6 042 375 5 815 761 2 897 851 5 202 132 5 739 320 4 962 663
Turnover growth rate (%) -5,6 -1,3 14,7 14,1 10,4 14,6 24,6
Ebitda margin rate (%) 1 1,1 1,4 1,2 1,8 1,9 2
Operating margin rate (%) 0,4 0,9 1,1 1,2 1,3 1,5 1,7
Working Capital (turnover days) 11,7 14,1 13,7 13,5 8,2 6,1 7,9
Working Capital requirements (turnover days) 10,2 13,2 11,4 11,4 7,7 8,5 11,7
Net margin (%) 0,6 0,7 0,6 0,4 0,7 0,9 0,9
Added value / Turnover (%) 8,4 8,4 8,4 8,7 9,7 9,9 10,4
Wages and social charges (€) 58 888 763 62 533 673 59 522 582 55 383 145 50 930 757 47 090 419 42 302 155
Salaries / Turnover (%) 6,8 6,8 6,4 6,8 7,2 7,3 7,5

Company Managers:

Position First Name Last Name Age Linkedin
Président du conseil d'administration Henri Godron 53
Directeur général Patrick, Pierre Ribot 57
Administrateur Pierrick De Ronne 42
Administrateur Valerie, Helene, Therese Belon 51
Administrateur Christelle, Constance Garnier 55
Administrateur Emilie, Agnes, Helene Gatti 41
Administrateur Christelle Moussa 27
Administrateur Mathieu Lancry 52
Administrateur Matthieu, Christian, Maurice Perouse 44
Administrateur Farid, Jean Djouad 48
Administrateur Frederic Faure 45
Administrateur Anne, Cecile, Francoise Cherrier 45

Studies mentioning this company

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