The French Leather industry transforms
over 800 000 calves' skins a year

The quality of French calves skins :
a challenge for the French leather sector

Work on improving quality by getting rid of 70 % of all mechanical and sanitary defects.

Members of the French hides association
represent over 90 % of the national trade

They trade all meat species bred in France.

Since 1948 the Association has been promoting and defending the interests of the French traders and collectors as well as those of the abattoirs members. The Association also carries out actions to improve the quality of French hides.


Quality DepartmentThe role of our Quality Department is to encourage all players of the sector to work on improving the quality of the hides, by increasing good practices awareness at breeding stages or on the abattoir floor, as well as carrying vaccination campains on the territory. Hides quality is our priority.


Locate us
Paris / France

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French Hides Association

Counts 25 companies representing 90% of the national raw hide trades, dealing with hides and skins from around 200 abattoirs in France.

These companies are traders, collectors, abattoirs or industry/legal experts. 


Contact details

Address : 18, Boulevard Montmartre 75009 Paris

Telephone :+ 33(0) 1 45 08 08 54

Email : office@french-hides.com


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