Alain Milliat | French Jams
In 1983, third generation farmer, Alain Milliat, took over his family business in Orliénas, France, near Lyon. M. Milliat spent the next 15 years restoring and cultivating 15 plots of land, planting a variety of fruits and vegetables using traditional farming methods.
In 1997, M. Milliat launched Alain Milliat Jus de Degustation with six juices and nectars highlighting French-grown produce. Now, almost 25 years later, their catalog has grown to include dozens of single-varietal juices and nectars—including non-alcoholic Cabernet and Chardonnay juices, Senga Sengana strawberry nectar and more—plus a selection of jams and condiments.
All of Alain Milliat’s products are crafted with the quality, flavor and freshness of the fruit in mind. For their classic French offerings, M. Milliat sources fruit from across the country, working with farmers who are using sustainable, organic and zero-waste growing methods. The fruit is harvested at peak ripeness and transported to their factory in Valence—located in the southeast central Drôme region of France—where it is processed, bottled and jarred. Their products are also crafted with sustainability in mind, too—from energy efficient equipment to bottles created with 70% recycled glass. The fruit pulp leftover from juicing is also recycled and repurposed locally.