Field of activity: Manufacturer - Maker


Created in 1998, ARECO is a French Food Tech, specialising in the performance of fresh food departments, in the service of the fight against food waste, the promotion of better eating and the preservation of the environment.
ARECO belongs to the ARFITEC Group, the world leader in humidification technologies and liquid diffusion solutions through its misting and nebulisation systems.

ARECO offers tailor-made products and services to actively participate in the development of the consumption of fresh produce: nebulisation, Fresh Herbs module, cooling plates, remote maintenance… The company designs, manufactures, markets, installs and ensures the maintenance of all its products.

Present on fresh departments (fruit and vegetables, seafood, butchery, cheese), ARECO solutions allow food retailers to better promote and improve the management of fresh departments: attractiveness, freshness, better preservation of products throughout the day.

We are constantly innovating in the design and installation of tailor-made products and services to offer our customers personalised solutions. 10% of the company’s turnover is devoted to Research and Development.
Through the LIDIT brand, we sell a range of solutions to improve the performance of spaces for industry, food industry and laboratories. Our nebulisation system improves the production and manufacturing process in cheese and wine cellars. Over the last ten years we have also developed a solution for the disinfection of clean rooms in pharmaceutical laboratories.

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Our solutions are present in Germany, Belgium, Spain, Italy, Russia, Switzerland and Portugal. More than 4,500 stores worldwide have chosen our solutions to manage and increase the value of their fresh produce departments.

In addition, we have a subsidiary in the United States and a subsidiary in Australia to manage our activities in North America and Oceania.


114, Chemin de Saint-Marc
06130 - Grasse - France Phone: +33 (0)4 93 70 05 91

Intervention domains

Corporate social responsibility - Eco-design - Protection of the biodiversity - Mechanical-physical processes - Eco-design and clean technologies - Water filtering in tap - point of use

Certifications, labels or price

  • CSR approach since 2011
  • Afnor Professional Equality Label obtained in 2016 and renewed in 2019
  • 24 patents
  • UL and CSA Standards
  • Compliance of our machines with the DEEE and RoHS directives
  • Economic Development and Employment Awards – 2018
  • COTE Invent’ sustainable development trophy – 2017
  • National CSR Trophy – 2015
  • PACA CSR Trophy for SMEs – 2014
  • CSR Trophy 06 for SMEs – 2014
  • Nice Matin Innovation Prize – 2012
  • INPI Innovative Development Trophy – 2010
  • Export Class Trophy for international dynamism – 2009
  • SIPEC Innovation Trophy – 2018
  • Sales representative performance trophy – 2007
  • Jean-Jacques Matern Trophy for promising development – 2001

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114, Chemin de Saint-Marc
06130 - Grasse - France