Creation of L’Huilerie GID (GID stands for Graisses Industrielles et Dérivés in French which translated is industrial fats and derivatives) established by Mr Achille de Stordeur at the Lapouyade Mill in St-Médard de Guizières (33). Manufacturing of raw oil from grape seeds, as we are in a wine growing area, sold in bulk.
Raymond de Stordeur takes over the family business, improves the trituration of the seeds and sets up the grape seed oil refinery.
Bulk sales to the food-processing industry as well as to soap factories.
Creation of the oil blend “CUISINOR” long established and core product of L’Huilerie GID.
Construction, opposite the mill of a building intended for wholesale packing (5 and 25 litre-containers) along side the bulk sales. Shortly after packing of new oils appears (soybean and sunflower oils).
The production activity and grape seed oil refining stops while the trade of packaged oil is developed.
The mill is transformed into a hydro-electric power station to product its own energy.
Olivier Tardieu’s arrival (current General Manager) who proceeds to purchase packaging equipment. Sunflower, soybean, colza, grape seed and peanut oil are packed in various sizes (1 L/ 5 L/ 20 L/ 25 L/ 220 L/ 1000 L).
Enlargement of the packaging building. Olive oil and oleic sunflower oil complete the range of the already existing range of packaged oils.
An HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point) initiative is led to identify, analyze and master all significant dangers with regard to food safety at each stage of the process.
L’Huilerie GID markets products with the label “Produce from organic farming”. Ecocert France SAS certifies that l’Huilerie GID undertakes to respect the rules of organic production defined by RCE 834/2007.
Development of a range of gastronomic oils (walnut, hazelnut, sesame oils).
Development of a range of Italian vinegars (Balsamic).
Address: 01 Lapouyade
33230 Saint-Médard de Guizières
Tel: +33 (0)557 696 231
Fax: +33 (0)557 696 184