The Roux Graineterie of Carpentras, founded in 1907, at 34 rue Bel Air Carpentras in Vaucluse, is an outstanding example of this industry, which now has five such institutions in France of which only two are classified as historical monuments . Since the order of September 9, 2005 the building is listed as monument. Graineterie the works for nearly a century from 1919 until the early 2000s.
In 1913, Albert Simon, merchant seeds Sorgues, bought the mill built by Pierre Nicolas and completed two years earlier Bel Air in Carpentras. He installed a seed treatment business under the name of Maison Albert Simon called the Moulin. In 1917, his daughter married Aimé Roux and receives the mill dot. Loved the Graineterie Roux with the official title of Souville Factory was founded in 1919. Its main activity is the decortication of seeds but also the packaging and trading of seeds produced by the local market, destination food sector . Located near the Carpentras Station, including freight activity has never ceased distributing its products on a national scale.
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