Processing many local resources
Diversified activity sector due to the wide variety of raw materials produced, processed and marketed here:
- Cereals: malt barley, wheat
- Vegetables: potatoes, onions, carrots, cabbage for choucroute, endives, celery, tomatoes, cucumbers, beetroot … in over 6,000 hectares
- Milk: 80 million litres of milk/year, including the milk used to make the AOC (protected designation of origin) Chaource cheese
- Meat: Charolaise suckler ewe rearing, sheep (Agneau de l'Aube lamb), pigs and broiler chickens
Aube, home of Champagne
The second-largest Champagne-producing area worldwide, with 7,000 hectares of vines, Aube makes three AOC wines: Champagne, Coteaux Champenois and Rosé des Riceys.
In all, 59 Aube municipalities produce sparkling wine, and 15 more will soon be added with the extension of the AOC zone.
Dedicated business park
The Troyes agribusiness park is an innovative property concept enabling services and costs to be shared.