Limagrain meets with the President of the French Republic

On January 25, 2018, during an official trip focusing on the agricultural sector in Auvergne, the home of Limagrain, Emmanuel MACRON, the President of the French Republic, met with Jean-Yves FOUCAULT, CEO of Limagrain, and with other Limagrain executives.

This was an ideal opportunity for Limagrain to share several important messages with him. 

On January 25, 2018, during an official trip focusing on the agricultural sector in Auvergne, the home of Limagrain, Emmanuel MACRON, the President of the French Republic, met with Jean-Yves FOUCAULT, CEO of Limagrain, and with other Limagrain executives.

Several discussions took place over the course of the day. The first was held at the Michelin site, where the delegation was warmly welcomed, and the second took place following the French President’s remarks to representatives from the agricultural industry.

This provided an opportunity for Limagrain to emphasize several important messages about the role of seeds in the major challenges faced by the agricultural industry in France and around the world.

President MACRON specifically reaffirmed the importance of supporting research and innovation in agriculture.


HM.CLAUSE is one of the Business Units of Limagrain, an international agricultural co-operative group, specializing in field seeds, vegetable seeds, and cereal products. Founded and managed by French farmers, Limagrain is the 4th largest seed company in the world.