Who are we ?

Founded at Allaire (Morbihan department, France) in 1977, CDL (Celluloses de la Loire) developed its activity in the manufacture and sale of moulded cellulose packaging. Historically specialised in the poultry industry (egg trays, family packs, lids and egg cartons), CDL then extended its know-how to other applications such as the fruit and vegetables sector (apple trays) an the medical sector (kidney dishes, etc.).


Leader on the moulded fibre market

With a 40 % to 80 % market share in moulded fibre poultry trays in the major European Union countries, CDL (Celluloses de la Loire) is now recognised as a key player in its sector.

CDL expanded on the French market until the years 2000 and accelerated its growth over the last 10 years with the development of international exports.

Today, our company has a headcount of over 100 and distributes its moulded fibre solutions in more than 35 countries throughout the world.


Values and know-how

CDL relies on its many years of experience to improve permanently, backed by the know-how of its teams, the independence of proprietary technology and a culture of excellence based on service to the customer.

Since its creation, CDL (Celluloses de la Loire) has therefore strived to develop and maintain a network of trusted local and international partners, to exchange and enrich its human and technological potential. This synergy of skills is complemented by regular training for the employees, to keep up with and even anticipate changing business trends and new market expectations.

CDL, a responsible player

Committed to implementing an environmentally-friendly policy and aware of the ecological potential of its product (moulded fibre is a natural recycled material that is recyclable and biodegradable), CDL has always acted proactively and adopted a sustainable development approach. Right from the outset, the company was designed with a closed circuit process focused on preserving the planet.


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