Last November, Lesaffre completed the full acquisition of Gnosis, an Italian biotechnology company. As a result, Gnosis and LHC (Lesaffre Human Care, including Omniabios) combined into a single team and a single Business Unit named Gnosis, with a tag line « by Lesaffre », managed by Marc Philouze.
As an innovative global player in the production of yeast, bacteria and pure molecules from fermentation, Gnosis by Lesaffre provides scientifically-proven and sustainably-sourced active ingredients and solutions to customers in the pharmaceutical, nutritional and functional food industries for a wide range of health benefits.
The 14th session of International Integration Meeting: a video you should not miss!
Published on: February 18, 2019
Enjoy the atmosphere of the 14th session of International Integration Meeting, mixed with the 3rd edition of the CSR awards, with this video.
Once again, this educational and enjoyable meeting help the participants get a better picture of Lesaffre and create their own network. We feel international with 64 colleagues who have travelled from 20 countries, all in one place!
From now on, discover the video of the 3rd edition of the CSR Awards!
For 165 years now, Lesaffre has worked hard to create economic value in a way that benefits both society and the environment. Our various operations around bread-making and nutrition & health all aim to better feed and protect the planet we share.
Since 2014, the CSR Awards have been an opportunity to highlight various initiatives that allow each of our divisions to consolidate social development, economic growth and respect for the environment.
Lesaffre completes the full acquisition of the Italian biotechnology company Gnosis
Published on: November 23, 2018
Lesaffre, a key global actor in the field of yeast and fermentation, announces the full acquisition of Gnosis, an Italian biotechnology company specialized in the development, manufacturing and sale of fermentation-derived ingredients and natural finished products for use in the pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, veterinary and cosmetic industries, three years after acquiring a majority shareholding of this company.
Founded in 1989, Gnosis has experienced strong growth since its inception. It now possesses skills and expertise in microbial fermentation and in the recovery and purification of molecules derived from yeasts and bacteria. Gnosis owns two GMP manufacturing sites (Sant Antonino in Switzerland and
Lesaffre at IBA 2018: Discover our new solutions for bakers!
Published on: September 10, 2018
From September 15th to 20th, Lesaffre will be at IBA at booth A4.111 to share its new solutions and worldwide expertise. With bread-tasting sessions, daily baking demonstrations, presentations and conferences, Lesaffre’s hub will be one of the main important booths at the IBA fair.
Biospringer – Lesaffre Culinary Solutions continues expanding and investing in its Strasbourg site
Published on: July 3, 2018
On Friday 29 June, Antoine Baule, CEO of Lesaffre, and Brice-Audren Riché, Managing Director of Biospringer Worldwide, unveiled new equipment at Biospringer’s Strasbourg site. Since its creation dozens of million euros have been invested in the site, the benefits of which will include increased yeast extract production capacity.
Lesaffre celebrates 30 years of presence in Greece and marks the beginning of a new era
Published on: June 13, 2018
Lesaffre celebrates 30 years of presence in Greece. More than 200 guests gathered in Athens on Saturday 9th of June 2018 to celebrate the event, in the presence of Lucien Lesaffre, Chairman of the Board and Antoine Baule, CEO of Lesaffre.
When live sourdough gives you back more than expected!
Published on: June 5, 2018
Sourdough is on the rise and is fast becoming popular in breadmaking. Bakers want to produce unique sourdough breads with fresh ideas, and expect to deliver breakthrough results to their consumers who are seeking for great tasty, nutritious, sustainable and clean label products. The sourdough model can provide a valuable answer.
Lesaffre participates to the VIIth International Sourdough Symposium in Cork (Ireland) 6-8 June, 2018 and has put itself forward as a Sponsor of the event.
Lesaffre Yeast Corporation Opens New Baking Ingredients Blending Plant
Published on: May 17, 2018
With participation from customers, suppliers, public officials, and Lesaffre’s CEO Antoine Baule, Lesaffre formally opened its state-of-the-art blending facility in Cedar Rapids, Iowa today with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.
Lesaffre officially opens a new Baking Center™ in Egypt
Published on: May 4, 2018
On Thursday 3rd of May 2018, in the presence of The French Embassy in Egypt, Mr. Antoine Baule, CEO of Lesaffre and Walid Nasef – General Manager of Lesaffre Egypt, officially opened the new Baking Center™of Lesaffre Egypt in Cairo.
Lesaffre announces the acquisition of a majority shareholding in the yeast producer Rayen Food Industries, in Tunisia
Published on: April 11, 2018
Lesaffre has announced the acquisition of a majority shareholding in the company Rayen Food Industries in Tunisia, specialised in the production of baker’s yeast. This acquisition is in line with Lesaffre’s goal of strengthening its presence on the African continent and ensuring greater proximity to its clients.
The technical specificity of the croissant makes it an extremely rich product, organoleptically speaking. For this reason, Lesaffre, in collaboration with Hubert Chiron of the AIPF, has developed a booklet devoted to these sensory properties.
Lesaffre acquires Alltech’s yeast extract facility in Serbia
Published on: February 12, 2018
As part of its ongoing expansion strategy in nutrition and health, Lesaffre, has acquired Alltech’s yeast extract facility in Serbia. The transaction is in line with Alltech’s continued focus on its core business in animal and crop nutrition.
From 3rd to 5th February, the much-anticipated Masters de la Boulangerie organised by Lesaffre, took place, at the heart of the Europain show in Paris. 3 World Master Bakers have been awarded in each specialty of the competition.