Specialized in its creation in 1993 in the herbal medicine, the fate of the Laboratory of food balance (LEA) fell over towards the bio from 1995.
Find in dates, the big stages which made history of LÉA NATURE.
Léa Nature célèbre ses 25 ans.
Campagne engagée de Léa Nature et des Amis de la Terre sur l’huile de palme dans les carburantsVoir
Nouvelle opération « Tous engagés de nature » en grande distributionVoir
Deuxième campagne engagée de la Fondation sur les perturbateurs endocriniensVoir
Léa Nature, sa Fondation et la marque Jardin BiO sont partenaires de la Mini-Transat La BoulangèreVoir
Le siège de Léa Nature agréé « Refuge LPO »Voir
Projet d’une nouvelle unité de production cosmétique bio à Périgny (17)
Lancement de l’opération « Tous engagés de nature » en grande distributionVoir
Ouverture du BiO’Pôle de LéaVoir
Première campagne engagée de la Fondation sur les perturbateurs endocriniensVoir
Construction de l’usine de sachets repas à Damazan (47)
Rachat du site industriel de Delphi à Périgny (17). 15 ha, 20 000 m2 de bâtimentsVoir
Début de la construction du BiO’Pôle de Léa.Voir
The Jardin BiO gluten-free line is launched.
Vitamont celebrates its 30th anniversary.
Awareness-raising campaign by the Foundation for plastic-free oceans.Voir
The ILE DE RÉ® brand of cosmetics is launched.
Acquisition of Alpha Nutrition, a manufacturer of gluten-free products.
The COMPAGNIE BIODIVERSITÉ holding company takes a majority stake in Ekibio.
Awareness-raising campaign on seed freedom by the Foundation.
Twentieth anniversary of LÉA NATURE
SO’BiO étic Baby®, a baby-care line, is launched.
Conference on the Environment held with Nicolas Hulot.
Press campaign by Fondation LÉA NATURE / JARDIN BiO for a greener CAP (common agricultural policy) in association with the Fondation Nicolas Hulot.
Ecocert 26000 certification for excellence in CSR and Climate Commitment.
Charles Kloboukoff’s book, Itinéraire d’un Entrepreneur Engagé (itinerary of an entrepreneur with a mission), is published.
LÉA NATURE becomes the umbrella brand for all of its sub-brands.
LÉA NATURE is seen on TV along with Jardin BiO’, SO’BiO étic® and Floressance, with the « engagé de nature » (dedicated to nature) slogan.
The SO’BiO étic® Donkey Milk line is launched.
Press campaign on pesticides, in association with Générations Futures.
The first Notes en Vert Festival is held in Périgny (Charente-Maritime, France), featuring a nature village and world music.Voir
Construction of a new 3,000-square-meter logistical warehouse
The Eau Thermale JONZAC brand is launched under a partnership with the town of Jonzac (Charente-Maritime, France) and becomes the first line of organic dermocosmetics containing thermal spring water.
Creation of Fondation LÉA NATURE / JARDIN BiO.Voir
Vitamont enters the Bioléa group.
LÉA NATURE buys into Ekibio.
SO’BiO étic® is the first brand of organic cosmetic available in retail chains.
The Bioléa group of manufacturers is created, and welcomes two companies specializing in prepared fine foods: Kambio and Bio Par Cœur.Voir
Biovie is launched, and becomes the first brand of eco-friendly household products available in retail chains.
The Jardin BiO’ line of single-portion ready meals is launched
The Research and Development Department of the headquarters is further extended by another 2,000 square meters.
SO’BiO étic®, our brand of organic cosmetics and personal care products becomes available in retail chains.
Press campaign against GMOs.
Group brands become members of the 1% for the Planet Club. 1% of total sales is donated to environmental groups.Voir
The first press campaign about bees is launched.Voir
Organic fruit is offered for free to our staff at headquarters.
A new expansion of the headquarters is started to increase the total surface to 20.000 square meters, using exclusively eco-friendly materials.
Renewable sources of energy are rolled out: earth-to-air heat exchangers, solar and photovoltaic panels, heat pumps.
Le Jardin Biologique is renamed Jardin Bio’ and the first organic and fair-trade certified food products are launched.
The first paraben-free cosmetics that contain no petrochemicals whatsoever are developed with argan oil: Lift’Argan.
Floressance launches the first natural vitamines for distribution in retail chains.
Additional extension to the headquarters, which now cover 11,000 square meters in total.
Acquisition of La Maison de Fleurance and the Viver organic cannery.
Creation of the ethics committee.Voir
Move to the new industrial premises in Périgny, covering 7,000 square meters.
Creation of Laboratoires Léa Nature which distributes natural cosmetic and skincare products.
Investment in the first production line to package organic products as well as gelcaps and capsules.
The headquarters of the company move to La Rochelle, France, with a warehouse in the nearby commercial zone of Périgny.
The first brand of organic foods, Le Jardin Biologique, is launched and includes spices and organic herb teas.
Floressance, a brand of herbal medicine supplements, is launched.
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