Lesaffre invests in Intralytix, a US biotechnology company
Published on: July 24, 2017
Intralytix, Inc. announced that it received $17.5 million in new equity funding from Lesaffre, a French family group. This investment marks the beginning of a close collaboration between both companies to develop and commercialize bacteriophage-based products, for various benefits in human health and in other areas of mutual interest.
Lesaffre opens new Asia Pacific regional hub in Singapore
Published on: May 16, 2017
Lesaffre, a French family-owned company with more than 160 years of history and a global key player in yeasts and fermentation products, has set up a new expertise hub in Singapore. On 16 May 2017 Mr. Antoine Baule, Chief Executive Officer of Lesaffre, inaugurated the new premises in the presence of Ms. Low Yen Ling, Senior Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Trade and Industry and Ministry of Education, and His Excellency, Mr. Marc Abensour, Ambassador of France to Singapore.
In partnership with US Wheat Associates, Lesaffre proposes a new booklet devoted to the sensory world of sandwich bread. The sensorial analysis team of the Baking Center™ wanted to devote the second issue of “Bread word for word” dedicated to sandwich bread.
Lesaffre inaugurates the first Baking Center™ in Southern Africa
Published on: February 8, 2017
On Wednesday, February 8th, in the presence of Mike Bimha, Minister of Industry and Commerce and Emmerson Mnangagwa, Vice President of Zimbabwe, Antoine Baule, CEO of Lesaffre and Michael Nyabadza, Director of Lesaffre Zimbabwe inaugurate the new Baking Center™ of Lesaffre Zimbabwe, at its Harare site in Workington.
Lesaffre acquires Sensient’s Strasbourg yeast extract food business in order to widen its range of yeast extracts products
Published on: January 9, 2017
As part of its ongoing expansion strategy in nutrition and health, Lesaffre, a global key player in the yeasts and fermentation industry announces the acquisition of Sensient‘s Strasbourg yeast extract food business and yeast extract facility.
The Plant Care Center ™, the new applied science center of Agrauxine
Published on: December 19, 2016
Agrauxine, the Lesaffre Business Unit dedicated to plant care, by developing and manufacturing biocontrol and biostimulation products from microorganisms, has launched its Plant Care Center ™. This “life-size” laboratory, constructed during the course of 2015 in the vicinity of the Lesaffre factory in Argentina, enables Agrauxine to test solutions in the same conditions as those experienced by end users.
Lesaffre is pursuing growth on the baking ingredients market in Western Europe
Published on: December 12, 2016
As part of its ongoing expansion strategy in sourdoughs and baking ingredients market in Western Europe, Lesaffre, a global key player in yeast and fermentation, announces two recent acquisitions: LFI Tollblend Ltd in United Kingdom and Tecno Bakery in Spain.
Lesaffre inaugurates its new industrial investments in Italy
Published on: December 7, 2016
Lucien Lesaffre, Antoine Baule and Thomas Lesaffre inaugurated the new logistics center at the yeast production site in Sissa Trecasali, Parma. It was also an opportunity for the Group to celebrate its 50 years of presence in Italy.
A pilot unit in Cérences for a new drying technology
Published on: June 27, 2016
LIS (Lesaffre Ingredients Services), the specialist provider of industrial services in food ingredients, is to inaugurate on Monday 27 June 2016 the pilot platform brought into service at its Cérences plant in Normandy. The result of a collaborative project between CLEXTRAL, DIANA Pet Food, TRIBALLAT and LIS, the EPTTM (Extrusion Porosification Technology) Unit, the first pilot installation of its kind in Europe, will now offer the major names in the food industry an advanced technology that revolutionises conventional drying processes.
Opening of a new facility dedicated to Actisaf® production in Voronezh (Russia)
Published on: June 24, 2016
Lesaffre is continuing to diversify in the field of animal nutrition, health and well-being and is investing in a new facility dedicated to the production of Actisaf live yeast at Voronezh Drojjie production plant in Russia.
On Thursday 23 June 2016 in Voronezh, Mr. Viktor Logvinov, the Vice-Governor of Voronezh oblast; Frédéric Modoloni, Minister Counselor of the French Embassy in Moscow; Antoine Baule, CEO of Lesaffre and Frédérique Clusel, Phileo General Manager officially opened the second Actisaf production plant in the World.