Omer Decugis was born in 1815 in the Var town of Solliès-Pont in France. In 1850, he set up the company Etablissements Omer-Decugis et Fils for the supply and wholesale of fruit and vegetables
Creation of Etablissements Omer-Decugis et Fils in Les Halles, Paris
Development of the regional network in France and start of the first exports
Etablissements Omer-Decugis et Fils are the French leader in fruit and vegetables trade
Transfer of activities to Rungis International Market
Etablissements Omer-Decugis work with Fyffes-United Fruit Company (Chiquita). Development of international activities and strengthening of links with Africa
Separation from Fyffes-United Fruit and creation of SIIM in association with Félix Houphouët-Boigny (Côte d’Ivoire). Development of the range of tropical products sourced from West Africa. Acquisition of Lachialle and Bratigny
The Omer-Decugis family regains full control of the Group by acquiring the 49% stake held by the Houphouët-Boigny family.
Lachialle-Bratigny SA becomes Bratigny
Opening of the C3 and C5 platforms at Rungis International Market and development of the ripe products range
IFS Food certification obtained for SIIM, which also became an Authorised Economic Operator (AEO). Creation of the Louis Omer-Decugis Corporate Foundation
Establishment in Latin America (Ecuador). SIIM joins the United Nations Global Compact. Bratigny obtains the FEL’Excellence label
Acquisition of the business assets of Marcellette, which specialises in high-end fruit and vegetables, and merger with Bratigny
Increase in ripening capacity to 50,000 tonnes
Acquisition of Coicault-Thomas, a wholesaler specialising in apples and pears, and merger with Bratigny. Creation of OD Ressources, a subsidiary dedicated to ripening and packaging of the Group’s products.
Opening of the new ripening and packaging platform at Rungis International Market with a ripening capacity of 100,000 tonnes