Originating from the milling industry to now being one of the major French companies in the farming industry.
Milk replacers, the origins of Neolait
Neolait was established on 1st February 1944, on the Moulin Neuf site in Trégueux (22), which until then had been used for milling activities. The first Neolait sales representatives on farms were therefore bakers.
Mr Paul GUILHEM, the founder, remained manager until 1972.
1950 – Neolait designs Milk Replacers, which helped to boost the image of the company and presence in the market.
1964 – A new factory is built on the grounds of the Yffiniac (22) train station.
1970 – First stakeholder to launch mineral compounds in meal and nutritional specialties, Neolait guarantees their installation in all French farming regions.
1973 – Neolait is acquired by the British pharmaceutical group BEECHAM Laboratories.
Number 1 in mineral feed
1989 – Neolait acquires a manufacturing unit for mineral feed and liquid feed in Baudrières, Bourgogne (71)
1993 – First AFAQ Certification with regard to quality: ISO 9002 no. 1616
– Neolait joins the Eridania Beghin Say Group.
1999 – Neolait revolutionises the mineral feed industry with a new concept called Noduline™ ; a unique presentation using an original particle size for which the company receives its first patent.
2001 – Neolait is acquired by PROVIMI SA.
2002 – Neolait receives its ISO 9001 certification, Version 2000, No. 1993/1616 awarded by AFAQ.
Nutrition for all your needs
2003 – Neolait creates an agronomic department : TERAVIE
2011 – Neolait is acquired by the Cargill Group.
2015 – Inauguration of the modernisation and extension project of the manufacturing plant in Yffiniac
2019 – Inauguration of the laboratory expansion project
2020 – Thibaut de Solages is the current Chairman of Neolait