1986 – Creation of the Nutriset company with the mandate of "Feeding children"
Michel Lescanne founds Nutriset with the goal of feeding vulnerable people in low-income countries and providing humanitarian actors workers with innovative and effective nutritional products.
2005 – Implementation of the PlumpyField® network
Initiated by Nutriset, the PlumpyField® network gathers independant entrepreneurs who locally manufacture and provide products of Nutriset in countries affected by malnutrition.
PlumpyField® members round out the Nutriset offer and are drivers of local development by promoting local agriculture, processing food and contributing to the combat against malnutrition.
2012 – Mandate given to Onyx Développement to build a sustainable agro-industry
In conjunction with Nutriset, Onyx Développement is developing an operational/business activity to support the growth of agri-food companies in low-income countries, to create a knowledge base and to work towards high quality food.
2014 – The Nutriset Group is established in order to harmonise activities, with the objective to facilitate access to high quality food
The idea behind the name « Nutriset Group » is to raise the profile of the synergies of the associated companies and partners, whose mandate is to maximise access to high quality food.
2016 – Development of food products based on local recipes
For the Nutriset Group, access to better quality food requires the development of agricultural sectors and raw materials, local processing and the establishment of innovative distribution networks.
2017 – Inauguration of Darfood's groundnut processing plant in Sudan
The opening of this food processing plant is Darfur (Sudan) is the result of a partnership initiated in 2014 between Onyx Développement and the Sudanese company SAY (the Yagoub family holding company). This is a first for a disadvantaged region.