Location of affected unit(s)
Pleucadeuc (Morbihan), Sérent (Morbihan), Laval (Mayenne), Boynes (Loiret), Blancafort (Cher), Graincourt (Pas-de-Calais), La Vraie-Croix (Morbihan) et Le Pontet (Vaucluse)
Agriculture, Forestry And Fishing
Crop And Animal Production, Hunting And Related Service Activities
01.47 - Raising of poultry

883 - 983 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
10 September 2012
Employment effect (start)
1 October 2012
Foreseen end date


On 10 September, the commercial court of Quimper has agreed a partial take-over of the poultry farming group Doux (4195 employees in France, 9800 in the world) that was liquidated on the 1st August.

With its decision, the court saves 753 positions. 883 permanent employees and 100 employees with short-term employment contract will be dismissed.

The cold divisions employed about 1736 employees. In details, the company Galina will take over the site of Pleucadeuc (Morbihan) with 135 on the 407 employees. The company LDC takes over the site of Sérent (Morbihan) and will keep 60 employees from a total of 177, and the site of Laval (Mayenne) with its 303 employees. Glon Sanders and Duc take over the site of Boynes (Loiret) and will keep 95 employees from a total of 170. They also buy the two smallest sites in Amilly (Loiret) and Clémont (Cher) with about 30 employees. Finally, Glon Sanders takes over the plant of Blancafort (Cher) and will keep 130 from a total of 243 employees. Three sites haven’t found any buyer and will be closed: Graincourt (Pas-de-Calais), La Vraie-Croix (Morbihan) and Le Pontet (Vaucluse).



Eurofound (2012), Doux Frais, Bankruptcy in France, factsheet number 74224, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/74224.