A key global player in fermentation for more than a century, Lesaffre, with a 2,2 billion euro turnover, and established on all continents, counts 10,700 employees and more than 70 nationalities. On the strength of this experience and diversity, we work with customers, partners and researchers to find ever more relevant answers to the needs of food, health, naturalness and respect for our environment. Thus, every day, we explore and reveal the infinite potential of microorganisms.

To nourish 10 billion people, in a healthy way, in 2050 by making the most of our planet’s resources is a major and unprecedented issue. We believe that fermentation is one of the most promising answers to this challenge.

Lesaffre – Working together to better nourish and protect the planet

Our group

YEASTS & BAKING SOLUTIONS

Our mastery of the fermentation process is illustrated by our lines of yeasts and baking solutions, and also in the form of technologies and services dedicated to professionals along the value chain. Not to mention the technical support provided by our network of Baking Center™.

• Saf Instant
• Livendo
• L’hirondelle

FOOD TASTE & PLEASURE

Yeasts also have a key role to play in the world of taste and pleasure in food.
Lesaffre innovates by developing natural flavor molecules, yeast extracts that optimize nutritional, sensory and taste qualities, and alcohol fermentation solutions for makers of beers, wines and spirits.

• Biospringer
• Fermentis
• Ennolys

HEALTH CARE

Lesaffre has always been intent on serving the well-being of living things and helping to better feed and care for the global population, while protecting the environment.
Human health and nutrition, animal health and nutrition, and plant nutrition are all strategic development areas for our group.

• Phileo
• Gnosis
• Agrauxine

BIOTECHNOLOGIES

In the field of biotechnologies, Lesaffre develops efficient cellular nutrients reserved for the creation of new molecules to benefit humans and animals. Our group also helps to create yeast strains that are conducive to the development of 1st and 2nd generation bioethanol. In the interest of promoting a sustainable economy, our group is equally active alongside biosourced chemistry industries.

• Procelys
• Leaf
• LIS

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