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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 13 July 2018

Lesaffre acquires bakery ingredients business, Delavau Food Partners

13 Jul 2018 --- Lesaffre has purchased Delavau Food Partners, an innovator in baking ingredients based in North America. The transaction was closed on Wednesday, July 11th. The acquisition will enhance Lesaffre's performance ingredient offering to the baking market, according to the company.

Food Ingredients News 10 July 2018

Fermentation factor: New horizons for bakery and dairy cultures

10 Jul 2018 --- Fermentation is an age-old process but has been experiencing a revival in recent years with a broader recognition of the health benefits offered as well as the unique taste attributes it can deliver. With fermentation seen as a natural and authentic process, new product development and heightened consumer awareness have combined to bring a raft of traditional products to our supermarket shelves.

Business News 02 July 2018

Lesaffre eyes fermented foods resurgence, doubles capacity at Biospringer plant

02 Jul 2018 --- Lesaffre is targeting opportunity for fermented ingredients such as yeast, amid a reinvigorated interest in the use of these age-old processes. Growing global demand for natural and clean label ingredients is further boosted by an overarching theme towards salt and sugar reduction. These market dynamics have led the company to expand production, including at a key French facility, but future expansion will likely come in developing markets.

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09 October 2018

Marking 50 years in Germany

Lesaffre used the IBA 2018 trade fair to celebrate its 50-year presence in Germany. “IBA is the German trade fair most visited by bakers, as such it’s an ideal platform for meeting our customers,” notes Ksenia Armsprach, Head of Marketing at Lesaffre Germany. The IBA fair was also an opportunity for their German subsidiary to promote its products especially the new Livendo Freyja liquid sourdough range and the FALA yeast range, well-known for its osmotolerant properties especially adapted for use in sweet dough/pastry.

16 December 2016

Yeast Based Protein Ingredient

Lesaffre Human Care 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 wishing to increase his/her overall protein intake. Sandrine Cuisinier of Lesaffre Human Care notes: “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.”

05 January 2015

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).

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