Expert in fermentation

Fermentis works with everyone in the world of beer, wine, spirits and other fermented beverages. Its range of products and services covers almost all professional requirements: from safeguarding production to expressing sensory characteristics.

Born in the North of France, Fermentis is a Business Unit of the Lesaffre Group; global key player in yeasts and fermentation solutions.

Cultivating excellence

Your expectations? Reliable products, stable over time. That’s what we provide. Indeed, those are the features that the market recognized in our products. For over 160 years, our Group has been focused on yeast and all the applications it can offer. Our strains are therefore of the highest quality. Everything that we produce from this natural, delicate and living microorganism meets the same quality standards.

Our 4 product families

active dry yeast
fermentation aids
functional products
enzymes yeast

Best in class services

Fermentation is a complex art, and more and more of our clients want to understand the process and the subtleties involved. That’s why, in addition to our products, we would like to share with you our most valuable asset: our knowledge. To do so, our expert advisors are available to meet
and advise you who ever and where ever you are.
We can train your staff and make our research laboratories and manufacturing base available to you. Because for us, service really means something.

Our 5 main services

  • personnalised diagnostic

    Personalised diagnostic

  • bad start to fermentation


  • Training in the art of fermentation

  • manufatqcturin


  • sensory

    Advise in the world of taste & pleasure

A pragmatic strategy

Stéphane Meulemans took over the reins of Fermentis in 2014.
His strategy? Investment in people, research, marketing, communication, education and services. Investing to consolidate and innovate, with a focus on providing our customers with the real solutions they require.


Over the last two years Fermentis has considerably increased its number of product launches (see the latest creations from Fermentis) and has opened new offices in China, India and Brazil.


If you want to learn more download our corporate overview.

Today, Fermentis is present or represented by distribution partners in more than 60 countries worldwide.
And that’s only the beginning.

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