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STLO Research Unit

STLO Environment


The location of the STLO research unit in Western France coincides with the main production and processing sites of our two study objects, namely milk and eggs.



France: 2nd milk producer in the EU

Des oeufs


France: 1st European egg producer

47% of the 23 million tons of milk
produced in France
originate from the Brittany region.

65% of the 15 billion eggs
produced in France
come from Western France.

The greatest part of the milk
produced in France
is processed in the Brittany region
into milk powder, butter and cheeses.

70% of the eggs produced in France
are processed in Western France.

(data from Cniel and Itavi)

This ideal economic environment also benefits from an committed scientific fundation with respect to research and higher education.

Rennes, the regional capital, and nearby cities offer two universities, several higher institutes of education such as AGROCAMPUS OUEST and INSA, and various research centres such as INRA (the French National Institute for Agricultural Research), CNRS, IRSTEA, Anses and other research organisations.

With this background, it was natural that the Valorial group, which designs the food of tomorrow, was established in Rennes.


Brittany region

Rennes and the Brittany region have a cultural and natural heritage which is both rich and diverse, and makes it a delightful tourist destination and a wonderful place to live.