Means and Finance

ADIVALOR is a private not-for-profit (NPO) organization which was created on 4th July 2001 under the initiative of the French Plant Protection Industry Association (UIPP).Its shareholders have committed themselves to reinvest all surplus moneys accrued back into company activities. ADIVALOR’s main shareholder is COVADA Holding, controlled by the UIPP, which holds 56% of the company’s capital.


Professional associations representing distributors of phytopharmaceutical products (Coop de France-métiers du grain, Fédération du Négoce Agricole, Union des Coopératives INVIVO) and farmers (Fédération Nationale des Syndicats d’Exploitants Agricoles, Assemblée Permanente des Chambres d’Agriculture) are also shareholders of ADIVALOR.

ADIVALOR is financed thanks to the eco-taxes contributed from the main market players of the industry (*):

The recovery and treatment of waste is assured by agricultural distributors, cooperatives and wholesalers, who offer their labour and logistics services:

  • 1,300 participating distributors and 4,000 collection depots

Collections are organized with the support of Agricultural Chambers of Commerce and other local agricultural organizations:

  • There are participating organizations in 22 regions in France and in the French departments overseas

(*) 30/03/2013

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