The Rochefort Horticole CRITT, national player in the French plant field, launched a programme to promote dyeing plants and vegetal dyes. Working on dyeing plant extracts development for industrial applications, the engineering team develops processes for extracting 100% plant-based products offering a wide color palette.
These processes use innovative techniques that ensure a high production volume to meet industrial needs.
Couleurs de Plantes® was founded in Rochefort as a spin-off of CRITT Horticole.
PAT (Plant Advanced Technologies PAT) becomes a majority stakeholder in Couleurs de Plantes®
Couleurs de Plantes® is a supplier of natural coloring ingredients (water-soluble vegetable plant extracts and insoluble plant pigments) for the cosmetics, textile and plastics industries.
Couleurs de Plantes® manages an agro-industrial sector, cultivates dyes and produces plant colors for both industrial and craft applications.
Thanks to the diversity of its cultures and supplies, Couleurs de Plantes® is one of the rare providers in Europe capable of offering such a wide range of colors.
For many years, Couleurs de Plantes® has organized the cultivation of plants in France with a network of farmer partners. These partners comply with the specifications of developed cultivations, meeting the requirements of modern and sustainable agriculture.