Supported structures: ANIFELT | VEGENOV


Key figures


In 2016 : 267 including 162 engineers and technicians, 41 management and administrative staff, 64 agricultural workers

Total budget

In 2016 : 23 M€

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22, rue Bergère
75009 Paris

Phone:+331 47 70 16 93

Fax:+331 42 46 21 13

General activities

The CTIFL is an actor of progress in the service of all fruits and vegetables sector professions, from the seed to the store. By its technical and economical expertise, its research and innovation activities, its training and facilitation actions, it contributes to the performance and competitiveness improvement of companies in the sector.

The CTIFL is experiencing new methods and products. It studies the production development, for the distribution and the consumption.

The CTIFL also disseminates knowledge and know-how: publications, training courses, demonstration day, exhibition, database, etc.

CTIFL technical interventions range from the initial selection of plant material, to the product presentation at the point of sale.

In conjunction with INRA and research organisms, experimentations activities focus on:

  •  The plant material in order to establish references and select varieties, rootstocks, and seeds the best adapted to production and market needs,
  • Cultivation techniques to reduce cost, preserve environment, control products’ sanitary and commercial characteristics to propose cropping systems the most efficient,
  • Packaging and preservation techniques to control and maintain the quality all along the production and distribution process,
  • Equipment and use condition of materials. 





Directeur Général
Directeur Général Délégué
Catherine LAGRUE
Direction Recherche, Innovation et Expertise et Correspondant programmes européens
Philippe HUSSON
Direction Valorisation et Transfert
Christian HUTIN
Direction Prospective et Études Économiques
Stéphanie DUPONT
Direction communication scientifique et technique
Laurent COLLOT
Direction Digital et Systèmes d'Information