For 5 generations



The company LABASSE & Fils produces quicklime.

Our company today is the last industrial heritage site dedicated to the production of lime scale in Poitou-Charentes. We extract, we crush and we sift the limestone rock on the site even manufacture of quicklime. Quicklime work against the acidity of the soil, optimize the calcification of clay soils, destroyed the mosses, sanitizes the water parts, absorbs moisture, by natural and ecological way.


Discover the quarry

We regularly open our doors to the public as part of our business :

• Quarry is an ideal hunting ground for fossil enthusiasts.

• Many school groups visit each year to discover the techniques and tools of our business.

• We participate in awareness sessions on the use of lime in the restoration of old buildings.


Do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions about these activities !

The lime kiln Labasse & Fils


Demonstration of slaking quicklime