The strategic industries

Grasse Expertise unites professionals from the fragrance, flavors, cosmetics, health and well-being industries, whatever their size or scope – companies, associations, non-profit organizations, or legal entities –, emblematic of Grasse and the Pays de Grasse, who are strongly committed to employment, promoting, and preserving regional savoir-faire, and supporting the production of perfume, aromatic, and medicinal plants.

The region’s multi-sector filières d’excellence encompass fragrances, flavors, chemistry, cosmetics, biotechnology, pharmacy and parapharmacy, and the plant world.


A key life-sciences hub

in the region forming the Communauté d’Agglomération du Pays de Grasse



Billion in sales turnover

Sources : Pays de Grasse – Communauté d’agglomération et CCI Nice Côte d’Azur – Observation économique Sirius

The region’s industrial history has been marked by major innovations and ever-renewed creativity in the development of new fragrances or flavors, the discovery of new active ingredients for beauty and health formulas, and analytical research and biotechnologies.

Grasse Expertise spans the entire value chain of each industry sector, each filière d’excellence, from raw material to finished product.