Turnover: 5.8 billion EUR (2022)

Country: France

This listed, family-owned company specializes in the processing and marketing of poultry, as well as in the preparation of ready-made meals using poultry meat.LDC is Europe's leading poultry processor by volume. 76% of its business comes from cut products and 15% from delicatessen products.

LDC has 72 plants worldwide, mainly in France, Spain and Poland, and employs over 25,000 people

The group's brands include Le Gaulois, Loué, Maître CoQ, Marie and Réghalal, known for its halal-certified products. Le Gaulois gives it a presence in the meat substitutesmarket with its "Le Gaulois Végétal".

Loué and Le Gaulois are present on the poultry egg market

News

Loué poultry conquers the Polish market 23/11/2023

  • LDC, France's leading poultry company
  • Acquisition of Poland's leading turkey producer, Indykpol, with Rolmex, a real estate investor, poultry exporter and wine distributor.
  • Poland is Europe's biggest turkey and chicken producer, exporting half of its poultry to the European Union
  • This operation will take LDC's total international business to over €1 billion by 2024, with total sales of over €6 billion.
  • The French company will then own 16 plants in Poland, with sales of 700 million euros
  • Indykpol achieved sales of 228 million euros in 2022, over 60% of which in the domestic market.
  • Poland
  • The aim is to establish the LDC model with poultry born, raised and processed locally, and to develop consumption with well-known brands such as Indykpol.
  • LDC set up in Poland twenty years ago
  • The devastating effects of bird flu are a thing of the recent past, and the vaccination of ducks has given new hope to the industry.

LDC negotiates the purchase of DSL (Délices de Saint Léonard), a plant in Morbihan, France 23/11/2023

  • LDC is France's leading player in the poultry market.
  • LDC aims to acquire the Les Délices de Saint-Léonard (DSL) plant belonging to Agromousquetaires.
  • The aim of the acquisition is to increase its market share in the delicatessen business and consolidate its territorial coverage.
  • DSL is based in Theix-Noyalo (Morbihan) and is part of the Les Mousquetaires cooperative, which has some sixty plants in France.
  • By 2022, the LDC group's sales were set to reach 5.8 billion euros.
  • LDC employs 23,000 people and has around one hundred sites.
  • The DSL plant has a turnover of 50 million euros and 265 employees.

LDC ready to take over Délices de Saint-Léonard from Agromousquetaires 12/10/2023

  • France's number-one poultry company is looking to diversify into catering.
  • The company has entered into exclusive negotiations with Agromousquetaires for the takeover of a site in Theix (Morbihan).
  • The site specializes in the manufacture of fresh and frozen pizzas, quiches, crêpes and tarts.
  • The plant also produces club and maxi sandwiches, fresh snacks and baguette sandwiches.
  • The brands produced by the plant are Fiorini, Monique Ranou, Claude Léger and Top Budget.
  • Plant sales are 50 million euros.
  • The plant employs 265 people.

The man behind LDC's take-off hands over the steering wheel of the Sarthe giant 25/08/2023

  • Denis Lambert to step down as Chairman of the LDC Management Board in 2023
  • LDC was founded in 1970.
  • Sales in 2022 will be 5.8 billion euros.
  • The company employs 23,000 people at around one hundred sites.
  • LDC began its internationalization in 2001 with a takeover in Poland.
  • In 2009, it strengthened its delicatessen division with the acquisition of Marie.
  • In 2022, LDC acquired Matines eggs and Ovoteam.
  • LDC's net profit in 2022 reached almost 225 million euros.
  • LDC's prices rose by 40% in two years (2021-2022).
  • LDC carried out 40 external growth operations under Denis Lambert's management.

Loué poultry: lower prices to boost consumption 24/05/2023

  • Fall in volume sales of Loué poultry: -8.2% in FY 2022-2023
  • LDC poultry division sales: +12.2%, to 4.2 billion euros
  • Total LDC Group sales: +15.3%, to 5.8 billion euros
  • Avian flu slaughter: over 25 million birds
  • Import share of Ukrainian poultry fillets: 15%
  • Share of LDC's fast-food business: 30%

Loué poultry weather storm without damage 23/11/2022

  • Poultry increasingly popular with consumers
  • LDC succeeds in offsetting 450 million euros in additional costs over twelve months
  • Poultry shortage following mass slaughter due to bird flu
  • LDC forecasts sales of 5.8 billion euros for fiscal year 2022-23, up 14%

Poultry producer LDC is negotiating with Avril to take over Matines eggs. 08/07/2022

  • the company has moved from over 80% of its eggs coming from caged laying hens in 2014 to a majority of alternative eggs.
  • The group hopes to strengthen its leading position in free-range eggs by continuing and accelerating the Matines brand's commitments to alternative production methods.
  • Matines is one of the leading brands in the consumer egg market

Financial Data

DUNS: 576850697

Legal Name: SOCIETE L.D.C.

Address: Zone Industrielle Saint-Laurent , 72300 Sablé-sur-Sarthe

Number of employees: Entre 20 et 49 salariés (2020)

Capital: 7 054 173 EUR


Financial Data:

Year 2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016
Turnover 16 670 714 13 369 811 13 043 969 14 263 287 14 505 000 14 360 310 13 592 680
Gross margin (€) 24 245 064 17 618 076 16 471 422 18 508 735 16 814 000 16 595 427 -
EBITDA (€) -3 668 037 -1 207 940 641 777 -828 553 1 045 000 -25 876 -
Operating profit (€) 306 074 759 495 490 779 1 068 177 899 000 327 669 -
Net profit (€) 42 245 206 35 202 664 33 738 776 34 574 796 30 581 000 33 633 200 40 218 850
Turnover growth rate (%) 24,7 2,5 -8,5 -1,7 1 5,6 -
Ebitda margin rate (%) -22 -9 4,9 -5,8 7,2 -0,2 -
Operating margin rate (%) 1,8 5,7 3,8 7,5 6,2 2,3 -
Working Capital (turnover days) -23,6 -4,4 -4,8 129,3 348,5 0,4 -
Working Capital requirements (turnover days) 24 59,2 52,7 29,1 17,6 - -
Net margin (%) 253,4 263,3 258,7 242,4 210,8 234,2 -
Added value / Turnover (%) 10,2 31,3 30,2 28,4 42,2 41,8 -
Wages and social charges (€) 7 523 895 7 389 367 6 486 852 6 395 526 7 079 000 7 356 287 -
Salaries / Turnover (%) 45,1 55,3 49,7 44,8 48,8 51,2 -

Company Managers:

Position First Name Last Name Age Linkedin
Président du directoire Denis LAMBERT 65
Président du conseil de surveillance, Membre du conseil de surveillance André DELION 72
Membre du conseil de surveillance Jean-Paul SABET 69
Membre du directoire Thierry LAMBERT 60
Membre du conseil de surveillance Patrice CHANCEREUL 62
Membre du conseil de surveillance Laurent GUILLET 54
Membre du conseil de surveillance Monique MENEUVRIER 54
Directeur général unique Philippe GELIN 58
Membre du conseil de surveillance Cécile BOUTIN 52
Membre du conseil de surveillance Béatrice BASTIEN 59
Membre du directoire Stéphane Christian Léon SALLÉ 57

Studies mentioning this company

The meat substitute market - France

Other companies mentioned:

  • Olga Groupe (Triballat Noyal)
  • Nutrition & Santé Groupe
  • Tossolia
  • Fleury Michon
  • LDC Groupe
  • Beyond Meat
  • Les Nouveaux Fermiers
  • Accro (Nxtfood)
  • Heura
  • Umiami
The market for local products - France

Other companies mentioned:

  • Delpeyrat
  • Maïsadour
  • St Sever
  • LDC Groupe
  • Labeyrie
  • Comtesse du Barry
  • Ducs de Gascogne (Qua Terra)
  • La Cloche à fromage
  • Inter Caves
  • Vins sur 20
  • Savencia Fromage & Dairy groupe
  • Compagnie du Bocage
  • Tripoux d'Auvergne - Uniplaneze
  • La Ferme de chez nous
The egg market - France

Other companies mentioned:

  • L'Œuf de nos Villages
  • Matines (Avril groupe)
  • Loeuf
  • LDC Groupe
  • Lustucru Frais (Pastacorp Group)
  • Cocorette Distribution
  • Eureden Group - d’Aucy
  • Le Gaulois (LDC groupe)
  • P'tit gone
  • Cocotine - D'Aucy France (Euroden groupe)
  • Fermiers D'Ancenis
  • Coquy Oeufs
  • Circul’egg
The poultry market - France

Other companies mentioned:

  • Auchan groupe
  • Les Mousquetaires Groupement
  • LDC Groupe
  • Eureden Group - d’Aucy
  • Nutréa Nutrition Animale NNA
  • Carrefour Groupe
  • Terrena (Coopérative)
  • Galliance (Terrena Groupe)
  • Octopus Biosefty
  • Boehringer Ingelheim
  • Fermiers du Sud Ouest (Maisadour)
  • Maître Coq (LDC Groupe)
The meat market - France

Other companies mentioned:

  • Cooperl Arc Atlantique
  • Bigard groupe
  • Maïsadour
  • LDC Groupe
  • Bouchers Services Groupe Codéviande
  • Interbev
  • Terrena (Coopérative)
  • Charal
  • Saglam France
  • Solina
  • Socopa (Bigard Groupe)
  • Sicarev
  • Kermené (E Leclerc)
  • Guasch Viandes
  • Boucheries Nivernaises
The Farm Animal Feed Market - France

Other companies mentioned:

  • CP Group
  • 新希望集团 New Hope Group
  • Cargill France
  • Avril Groupe
  • Terrena (Coopérative)
  • Cooperl Arc Atlantique
  • Eureden Group - d’Aucy
  • LDC Groupe
  • Tromelin Nutrition
  • Adisseo
  • Olmix
  • Neovia
  • Serval
  • Synthèse Elevage
  • Duynie Feed Group (Royal Cosun Cooperativ)
  • Metabolic Explorer
  • Metex Nutrition Animale
  • Triskalia (Coopérative)
  • NextAlim
  • Prodia Alimentation Animale

> Besoin de plus d'information sur cette entreprise ? Demandez à SectorGPT (gratuit)

 

Ask Sector-GPT  

Sector-GPT est la première IA dédiée aux informations sectorielles.