The company

ALVEND laboratory is a French family business, created in 1995 by Samuel Gabory, in the Loire Valley, for developping and manufacturing natural and organic cosmetics and personal care.

The company

It was born from a French “Success story » initiated by Mrs. Jeanine Gabory. Committed woman, passionate for nature and medicinal plants, since the 70’s. Creator of a cosmetic of Excellence, Made in France, we have become one of the French leaders in plant biochemistry, also called green chemistry. We thus put our ORGANIC-EXPERTISE at your disposal, to support you in your projects.


Our Expertise

Design, formulate, manufacture, package, in a sustainable way, natural and organic certified products.

  • Design : from the idea to the product, our maketing & regulation team, by your side.
  • Formulation : R&D department of 6 experts, specialists in natural and organic standards/labels.
  • Manufacturing : flexibility and adapted MOQs.
    – Cosmetic : 8 tanks from 50 kgs to 3 tons.
    – Household cleaner : 5 tanks from 3.5 to 10 tons.
  • Packaging : Agility and performance. 9 packing lines :
    – Volume : from 10 ml.
    – Packaging type : bottle, tube, jar, airless, bag in box, bulk…

Our Values,

French ORGANIC-Expertise for hedonistic, innovative and conscious products.
Trusting us also means being involved in our course for more virtuous products that respect people and their environment :

  • By being the guardian of safe and effective cosmetics.
  • By promoting organic farming, serving biodiversity.
  • By reducing the environmental footprint of our activities.
  • Build equitable and lasting relationships.
  • Communicate transparently by refusing green-washing.
CSR Policy

Our CSR Policy

This approache involve all of our activities, all of our employees and partners around a common commitment and 3 pillars:


    – Promotion of Organic Agriculture.
    – Development of Agroforestry.
    – Installation of beehives.
    – Organic and concentrated formulas.
    – Cosmebio charter.
    – Bottle 100% recycled and 100% recyclable.
    – Refill system, bulk system.
    – BIOED certification.
    – Sorting and upcycling program.
    – Reduction of our consumption (water, energy, etc.).
    – Carbon Neutral Objective.

Our numbers

ALVEND – Your human-size Laboratory


1 site – 7813 sqms

Soin du corps

Capacity of 20 million units/year


+ 500 active fomulas


over 25 international collaborations

Our Certifications

Developed especially for cosmetics, we apply the GMP’s guidelines (Good Manufacturing Practices) for all of our activities and are ISO 22716 certified to guarantee you the execution of a proven international standard, in terms of hygiene, safety and continuous improvement of our Quality system and procedures. Also, to allow the labeling or certification of manufactured products, our site is certified by ECOCERT and BUREAU VERITAS, for Natural or Organic criteria.

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Made In France

Made In France

More than a know-how, Made in France is a DNA: Actor in our territory and Ambassador of cosmetics industry.

  • With nearly 40 years of experience, our family group, a founding member of COSMEBIO, has extensive knowledge of the market and the distribution of natural and organic products. From a turnkey solution, personalized or tailor-made, Alvend positions itself as a Creator of Added Value.
  • In order to offer you the latest trends, to make you aware of the latest innovations or regulatory developments, we act actively within professional associations and international competitiveness clusters.
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La ferme de la Chaltrie

the Chaltrie farm

Welcome in our experimental farm. Childhood farm of Samuel Gabory, Founding President of ALVEND Laboratory.

Located in Somloire on 5.5 hectares, the Chaltrie site was created to experiment and produce medicinal plants.

Discover the farm
This site is registered on as a development site.