The company Pierre Montenay Centre Ouest was created in 1975 in Tours; subsidiary of the Company MONTENAY whose founder, Mr Pierre Montenay, created the activity " brokerage " in 1939.
Our company is still based in Tours
(4 allée du Manoir, 37010, Tours Cedex).
Pierre Montenay Centre Ouest initially exercised its agricultural materials brokerage, derivatives and dairy products on the French market, to develop increasingly throughout the European Union.
The company Pierre Montenay Centre Ouest operates both on the domestic market and the Community market (Europe 28).
Contact between different brokers (two sworn) with international stock exchanges and commodity markets is permanent. This allows them to better follow market trends and to offer their partners an accurate and updated overview of national and international trade.
The company currently consists of 11 people, including six brokers who are divided into three services:
-DAIRY PRODUCTS (liquids & powders)
- RAW MATERIALS FOR THE FEED COMPONENTS (Meals, dry feed, by-products)
- CEREALS and OILSEED GRAINS
Our four sales assistants provide confirmation and monitoring of contracts (drafting, implementation, logistics, ...). The current rate is over 5,000 contracts per year for all services. Finally, our accountant secretary handles the daily monitoring of invoicing for all customers.
The broker is the heart of the agricultural sector . This trade intermediary is responsible for collecting and analyzing market information .
Its role is to drive the negotiation between a buyer and a seller to reach a contractual agreement relating to a product and its variables (quality, quantity, price, monthly payments, place of removal or delivery, terms of payment, ... ). Its mission is also to confirm the agreement orally in the first place and in writing as soon as all conditions are accepted by both parties.
The broker is neither buyer nor seller, independence and neutrality in the negotiations are ensured. Through its impartiality, the broker guarantees a good negotiation, drafting and execution of the contract.
The broker’s confirmation is legally binding and shall prevail in case of disputes.
Swearing is an important step, but voluntary, in the career of a broker. If he is sworn in at the Court of Appeal and in accordance with the law 2011-850 of 20 July 2011, the broker may be required to fulfill public interest missions, for example, with regard to our industry activity, observe officially commodity prices and intervene in amicable or judicial expertise.
A new representative body was also created : the National Council Of Goods Sworn Brokers . Currently, the company Pierre Montenay Centre Ouest two sworn brokers.
Three brokers animate the service " Dairy Products "
- Olivier Blois, who speaks German and English, deals with liquid dairy products (whole milk , skimmed milk, skimmed milk concentrate, cream, buttermilk, whey, permeate, ...) mainly cow's milk but also sheep and goat’s in Europe.
- Pascal Da Neves, who speaks English, Spanish and Portuguese, and Nikolay Baltadzhi, who speaks Russian and English, deal with dairy products in powders and butter (skimmed milk powder, whole milk powder, sweet and acid whey, sweet and acid buttermilk, lactose, WPC, MPC, milk & whey permeate ,casein etc ...) in human and animal consumption. They both involved in the national and the European market.
We are at your disposal for any request on these products, but also on processed products (cheese, UHT , ...).