Our group

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As a global key player in yeasts and fermentation, Lesaffre designs, manufactures and markets innovative solutions for Baking, Food taste & pleasure, Health care and Biotechnology.

Family group born in northern France in 1853, now a multi-national and a multicultural company, Lesaffre is committed to working with confidence to better nourish and protect the planet.

 

In close collaboration with its clients and partners, Lesaffre employs 9 300 people in more than 70 subsidiaries based in about forty countries.

Lesaffre achieves a turnover of more than 1,8 billion euros including over 40% on emerging markets.

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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
Croustilis

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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

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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
Lesaffre Human Care

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