Presentation of the Ducs de Gascogne company

Since 1953, Ducs de Gascogne is a manufacturer of whole foie gras, bloc of foie gras and special dishes from the region; and selector of products from the region, under the sign of craft industry and quality.
The goose and duck foies gras have been several time rewarded during the “Concours Général Agricole” in Paris.
Innovation is also one of the main point of its activity: getting inspired by traditional recipes from South-west and culinary trends, the company creates new recipes each year.
Ducs de Gascogne also selects some specialities, like duck confits, cassoulet or Armagnac. In order to offer its clients a wide range of products from the region.

Finally, Ducs de Gascogne offers a wide choice of gift hampers: for a birthday, to thank, or for Christmas, a gastronomic hampers will always please!

The Ducs de Gascogne products aimed at both private individual who are willing to offer tasty products from the south-west, as well as professionals: companies, works councils or communities who are looking for gift hampers.

The company distributes its products through stores in France, and in more than 30 countries around the world, and also on mail order on the following e-mail address contactexport@ducsdegascogne.com . Each year, 500 000 gift hampers are sent.

History of our company

1953
Gabriel Dubarry founded the company Ducs de Gascogne in the Gers in Gimont, home of foie gras.
Heir of a long family tradition in gastronomy, inhabited by this unique terroir, passionate about searching for authentic flavors, he has brought to his company his great passion to share the pleasure of "eating well Gascon," to satisfy the gourmets.
Originally, it was on international fairs (Marseille, Paris, Bordeaux ....) that the products Ducs de Gascogne were offered to consumers. During these events, the addresses of customers were collected to form the foundation of the first clients file.

1958
On the basis of the file thus constituted, the mail order starts for a better dissemination of products in the country.

1971
Pierre DUBARRY becomes the CEO of the company, succeeding his father.

1978
The first Ducs de Gascogne franchise store open. This concept will be developed in cities of more than 100 000 inhabitants.

1985
To meet the growing demands of cities under 50,000 inhabitants, the "Corner" concept is set up.

1987
Ducs de Gascogne sets up an export department and starts distributing its products in European country, then Japan.

1999
An IPSOS survey (polling institute) conducted with a consumer panel, positions the brand "Ducs de Gascogne" in third national place concerning the prompted awareness.

2001
The company is labelled I.G.P. (Protected Geographical Identification) “Foie gras ducks from Southwestern Gascony”.

2006
Laurence Dubarry, granddaughter of the founders, became CEO of the Ducs de Gascogne.
The company launched its online sales site!

2007
Launch of the new graphic charter for brand and products, and the new graphic design shop.

2008
The company is committed to a Quality, Safety and Environment policy.
Ducs de Gascogne is certified IFS (International Food Standard, version 5).

2009
Following the culinary trends, the Ducs de Gascogne produces and launches its first organic products and a new range of "Spreads" of vegetables.


2010
9 Ducs de Gascogne products received a reward for Trends and Innovations on the SIAL in Paris.

2011
Ducs de Gascogne participates in SIAL Shanghaï in may.
A new family of products is launched: the Scrambled eggs and the canned tortilla, and the new version of www.ducsdegascogne.com website is online.


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