Confirmed speaker

Arnaud Delacour

President of the UNPT (French Union of Potatoes Producers)


Arnaud Delacour is a French farmer specialized in the production of potatoes for the food and starch industry. He is the Manager of the “EARL du Val de Retz” a farm specialised in operation of polycultures irrigated (300 ha) in Dommiers, France. Furthermore, Mr Delacour is the current President of the UNPT (French Union of Potatoes Producers) and is also Chairman of the potato working group at COPA. He is a member of the Orientation and scientific Committee for the applied on agricultural research, COSTEC, and of the Specialised Council for fruits, vegetables and potatoes of France Agri Mer.

Graduated as an Agriculture engineer by the PURPAN Engineering School in 1983, Arnaud also holds a Master of Business administration from the IAE of the University of Social Sciences and a Bachelor on Management of the food industry from the ESSEC Business School.