About Biospringer

Our mission: taste & pleasure

Founded in 1872 in Paris, France, Biospringer is a historical key player and global producer of yeast extract and derived ingredients from yeast.

Biospringer an expert in taste. Biospringer aims to bring taste and pleasure by providing a unique range of yeast extracts and derived yeast products, from dried yeast to natural flavors and more, to the food and beverage industry.

 

With our product range and our dedicated teams of technical and scientific experts, we support our customers in the development of flavorful recipes and solve specific developments challenges: taste improvement, formulation of healthy and nutritionally balanced recipes, off-note masking.

 

Biospringer also benefits from the expertise of its parent company: Lesaffre Group, number-one producer of active yeast worldwide and expert in fermentation. Lesaffre Group designs and manufactures innovative solutions for Baking, Food Taste & Pleasure, Health Care and Biotechnologies.

A global presence for more proximity

At Biospringer, we believe that proximity with customers is the key to provide quality products and services.

 

This is why Biospringer is present locally, worldwide.

 

Biospringer counts 8 manufacturing plants and 5 Culinary Centers, around the world to support you wherever you are.

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1853

Lesaffre and Bonduelle families set up an alcohol distillery in Marquette-lez-Lille (France)

1872 & 1873

Opening of Maisons-Alfort and Marcq-en-Baroeul yeast factories (France)

1880

First use of yeast as culinary ingredient in food, in bouillon cubes

1994

Opening of Strasbourg factory (France)

2000

Biospringer Do Brasil, Valinhos (Brazil)

2010

Opening of Laibin factory (China) & Cedar Rapids factory (USA)

2010

First culinary center in Maison-Alfort (France)

2011 – 2017

4 Culinary Centers : Shanghai (China), Milwaukee (USA), Campinas (Brazil), Singapore

2017

Aquisition of a brewer’s yeast extract plant, Strasbourg (France)

2018

Acquisition of Alltech Yeast extract, Serbia

Our Group: Lesaffre

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 more than 10.000 people in more than 70 subsidiaries based in about fifty countries.

Lesaffre achieves a turnover of more than 2 billion euros including over 40% on emerging markets.

 

→ Learn more about Lesaffre : www.lesaffre.com

Quality and safety, a top priority at Biospringer

Biospringer is a reference for high quality yeast extracts and yeast derived solutions.

Biospringer sets quality and safety at the top of its priorities making it the concern of every employee. Our quality management program meets strict requirements and is involved in each step of the process and department.

 

Our Quality and safety management is based on international standards to implement the best process practices:

This allows Biospringer to offer its customers safe, standardized and consistent products, while ensuring a thorough product traceability. Biospringer aims to continuously improve its performance and deliver better services and solutions in line with their customers’ requirements while insuring the safety of its employees.

With in mind ongoing improvement and the support of an official and global association, SEDEX (Supplier Ethical Data Exchange), Biospringer asses the ethical practices of its main suppliers according multiple factors such as health and safety, environment, labor standards.

All Biospringer plants are SMETA (Sedex Members Ethical Trade Audit) certified.

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Sustainability and social responsibility, a key pillar

Biospringer, like our parent company Lesaffre, is committed to run a business respectful of its planet and its people while remaining profitable, with a goal: better nourish and protect the planet. Sustainability and social responsibility are guiding principles across all operations and decision makings.

sustainability

Biospringer uses raw materials sourced from farming to produce yeast and yeast derived solutions. Production processes are optimized continuously to reduce waste of by-products but also of energy and water. The by-products collected from our manufacturing facilities are returned to the fields and used as feed for cattle. We also recycle the water, sanitizing it at nearby treatment facilities.

Lesaffre, very active on this topic, articulate its sustainability strategy according set objectives for all three pillars:

Environmental best practices

Lesaffre dedicates 15% of its industrial investment to the protection of the environment, and relies on the talents of its staff to develop good environmental practices which are then widely applied throughout the Group.

social best practices

Social best practices

The individual men and women who work in our teams have always been, and will always be, at the heart of our success. When Lesaffre establishes a presence in a region, it seeks to create a social link by promoting employment, education, training and health.

economical

Economical best practices

Lesaffre, in conjunction with its fellow stakeholders, gives priority to the challenges of social and environmental responsibility, which are factors for innovation and sustainable growth.

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