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    Trends in Innovative Bakery

    19 March 2014 At Europain, Lesaffre launched a new range of ingredients for flavor that are tailor-made, tailored to customer needs and constraints. New from the company are: live ready- to-use sourdough, fermented devitalized flour and yeast starters. Highly innovative from the company was the introduction of the Inventis concept, containing various bakery ingredient and flavor ideas to approach bakeries with. At the show, the company was highlighting a new “France origin” guarantee to be applied on its products.

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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 10 000 people in more than 75 subsidiaries based in 50 countries.

Lesaffre achieves a turnover of 2 billion euros.

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Food Ingredients News 12 February 2018

Lesaffre acquires Serbian yeast extract facility from Alltech

12 Feb 2018 --- French yeast manufacturer, 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. 

Food Ingredients News 20 November 2017

Lesaffre acquires a majority interest in US bioscience-based Envera

20 Nov 2017 --- As part of its ongoing expansion strategy in nutrition and health, Lesaffre has announced the acquisition of a majority interest in Envera, an innovative US bioscience-based company. Founded in 2004 by Michael L. Matheny, a long-time microbiologist entrepreneur and executive, Envera is a full solution provider in the field of microbiology. Based in West Chester, Pennsylvania, with experienced researchers, Envera develops specific microbial-based products for a range of applications. 

Food Ingredients News 11 October 2017

LIS boosts production capacity with new lab and “high-care” spray drying tower

11 Oct 2017 --- Yesterday (Tuesday, 10 October 2017), LIS (Lesaffre Ingredients Services) Polska officially inaugurated a new “high-care” spray drying tower, a new laboratory and the first phase of its wastewater treatment system. As part of a multi-year investment program totaling €10 million (US$11.8 million), these new facilities will help support LIS Polska’s growth ambitions while providing its clients with additional capacity and a wider product range. 

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16 December 2016

article image Yeast Based Protein Ingredient

Lesaffre Human Care, a supplier of quality ingredients from yeast and bacteria fermentation launched Lynside ProteYn, a range of high-quality proteins derived from yeasts and therefore extremely promising as it builds upon nutritional yeasts’ benefits. Designed to cater to modern consumers who are increasingly interested in non-animal sources of proteins, while seeking reassurance regarding the quality, safety and origin of the products they choose, Lesaffre Human Care’s Yeast Proteins are ideal for virtually any individual (time starved active adults, seniors, dieters etc.) wishing to increase his/her overall protein intake. The Lynside ProteYn range is guaranteed non-GMO and free from anti-nutritional factors such as protease inhibitors, phytates, etc. and is produced without pesticides or antibiotics for growth. Lynside ProteYn is also vegan/vegetarian/flexitarian-friendly, gluten, soy and dairy free. Sandrine Cuisinier of Lesaffre Human Care notes: “There is a big flexitarian trend on the market, so that it means that more people want to eat more protein on the one hand, but on the other they want to change the source of protein. They don’t only want meat proteins, but other sources too like plant protein.” “Lynside is a reliable protein source. Since production is not in the field, there is no fluctuation in supply and this protein is also eco-friendly, with a good nutritional profile and is rich is essential and branched chain amino acids. It is suitable for every application.” The company presented an industrial smoothie concept containing the ingredient, but it can also be used a sprinkle option. 

05 January 2015

article image The Growing Science Supporting Probiotic Yeast

Lynside Pro GI+ is a new probiotic yeast from Lesaffre Human Care, clinically tested on IBS and gut comfort. strain used by Lesaffre, Saccharomyces cerevisiae CNCM I-3856, is intended for people suffering from intestinal discomfort such as that caused by Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS).

28 May 2014

article image Strengthening in Yeast Nutritionals

In 2013, Lesaffre Human Care (LHC) finalized a strategic plan that resulted in an ambitious growth strategy for enlarging LHC’s ingredient range, based on microorganisms and biotechnology, for the nutrition, health and beauty market. In that context, the company has announced the acquisition of Omniabios. Omniabios is an Italian company that has expertise in producing the molecule S-Adenosyl-L-methionine, known as SAM-e.

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