The Group in a nutshell

A key global player in fermentation for more than a century, Lesaffre, with a €2 billion 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, customers 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.

Working together to better nourish and protect the planet.
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Our commercial portfolio includes many brands but our flagship products are:
Baking Saf-instant®, Livendo®, l’Hirondelle®
Biospringer Springer® Precursor®, Springer’Mask®
Fermentis E2UTM
Gnosis VITAMK7®, Quatrefolic ®
Phileo Actisaf®
Agrauxine Romeo®
Leaf Ethanol Red®
Procelys NuCel®