About Us


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CELEBRATING OUR 20 YEARS IN BUSINESS 1997-2017

At TOPI imports clients get the best blend of expertise, quality and customized solutions designed for their business needs.  Viviane has a large portfolio of happy and recurring clients. We strongly believe in respecting the environment.

We only import quality and monitor grown botanical products.

 

Our specialties are:

Essential Oil of lavender many others oils from France to lavender flowers to a sachet and very soon organic soap of Marseille. We sell wholesale to retail stores.

Viviane strongly believes in respecting the environment. She only imports quality and the freshest ingredient products for her clients. She also uses the permaculture technique to naturally produce botanical products in compliance with best industry practices, quality and customized solutions designed for their business needs. We strongly believe in respecting the environment.

 

Since 1997, we import lavender and other natural raw materials directly from growers in the south of France and in the rest of the world.

As of 2013, we now import from a different country in the world and we encourage small community and local growers.

WE ENCOURAGE FAIR TRADE AND SMALL COOP AROUND THE WORLD in India and very soon Madagascar:

It is a women coop of 9 farmers that produce top quality essential oil and encourage local women to get in the business. It is a way to do a fair trade and help small local growers to sell their products at a fair price.

 

Difference With Our Lavender

We supply you only with the crop of the year. Our lavender is harvested each year from June and August. It is then cut by hand, hung to dry, and becomes available fresh by mid-September in Canada.
The lavender flowers are sold wholesale:

  • In flowers, bunches, essential oils and in a sachet for the giftware industry and corporate gifts.

Tunisia products are: Rose, Jasmine, Neroli etc. and are harvested from March to June.

We also sell other dried flowers such as Wheat, Oats and finally, we have our crop planted from Viviane’s farm in France

The first crop will be available in mid-June

Viviane harvested in Champagne at the age 20 years old

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Viviane harvested the lavender at the age of 42 years

me harvesting the lavender

 

Viviane prepare her land in Champagne and doing the renovation in 2016

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About The Owner

Viviane brings over 20 years experience in the Horticulture, Agriculture, and Textile industries. Viviane’ s family has been in the Agriculture and Wine industries for 5 generations. Growing up, Viviane learned a lot about natural remedies and healing. In France, it is common to say, “A good winemaker makes a good perfumer.”This is where Viviane inherited the knowledge of plants, scents, agriculture and running a farm business.

Viviane founded a successful business of import and export of botanical products at the age of 19. Over her career, Viviane has built a powerful network of business professionals and strategic alliances in North America and Europe. Her network includes leading industry experts in Horticulture, Agriculture, and Textile. Viviane leverages on her international alliances and extensive experience to import and export the highest quality of products available.

Some of her achievements include:

·         Responsibility to manage 6 acres of vegetable greenhouse in Switzerland, Holland, Canada at the age of 21

·          Extensive knowledge of quality control when selecting botanical products

·         Public speaking engagement to present her insights

  •         Expertise in helping her clients attain their highest returned investment on every dollar and are spent on the products she recommends

The president and CEO of TOPI imports and Taste of Provence importing Viviane‘s mission is providing the highest quality solutions aligned with her client’s needs.

At T.O.P.I imports clients get the best blend of expertise, quality and customized solutions designed for their business needs. Viviane has a large portfolio of happy and recurring clients in compliance with best industry practices.

Viviane is passionate about giving back to the community. She volunteers her time to mentoring college students to learn the trade and businesses in the French communities.

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