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Our story

jeudi 26 septembre 2013, par perrine

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J.ROUANET Fils et Cie was founded by an oil broker, Emile ROUANET, on the shores of La Garonne in Bordeaux in 1852.
Our first contract was signed with Senegalese mills and was a harbinger for the rest of our history : Strong bonds with major mills and cooperatives in West Africa
After conquering West Africa’s shores throughout the 20th century, J.ROUANET FIls et Cie has set out to conquer new markets and new countries, following the arrival of the former President, Jean-Jacques ROUANET. His son, Martin ROUANET, who took over the presidency in 2012, represents the sixth generation of the family at the head of the company.
65% of our business is now facing the commercialization of sesame seeds in Asian markets, historically Japan, and China for the past 8 years.