Agriculture and food industry. BPGO and Abea join forces to support companies in this sector

Environment, HR, financing, international… In these four aspects, the Banque Populaire Grand Ouest (BPGO) intends to support the Breton Agri-Food Association (ABEA) and its members. A partnership has just been signed in this regard. Both regional actors will jointly support agri-food companies in solving the current challenges faced by the sector.

By entering the Banking Pole as part of the ABEA Partners Club, BPGO integrates the network of the leading agri-food region that is Brittany, and we welcome it, withemphasizes Olivier Clanchin, President of Abe. There are many challenges for our societies and it is by encouraging meetings, exchanges and connections between players in our very rich ecosystem that we will be able to face them together. Today I warmly thank the BPGO teams and I am delighted to launch this new partnership on behalf of the region’s leading industry, Breton Agribusiness. »

Targeted support

Under this new partnership in Otokton, two sector officers for the agro-food industry were appointed,local commercial bank Banque Populaire Grand Ouest. They will be privileged partners of ABEA and its members and will also support the association in its development projects. From an environmental perspective, the bank will offer customized and innovative savings and financing solutions to respond to their climate challenges. On the HR side, it will provide business leaders with its employee loyalty tools. In the face of an unprecedented rise in commodity prices, the bank has also pledged to support ABEA members in terms of working capital. To help them develop abroad, the bank opens up its international network to them.

This partnership is also an opportunity to consolidate tripartite ties between farmers, agri-food companies – especially cooperatives – and the bank. “ABEA participates daily in the dynamics of Brittany’s agri-food companies. Our commitment as a banking player to the association is fundamental to the key issue of sustainability in this key sector of the region. Based on shared values, this partnership will enable us to understand even more actively the challenges and opportunities of France’s leading agri-food region and thus effectively support the companies that shape it. says Maurice Bourrigaud, CEO of BPGO.

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