COMPANY NAME: ROQUETTE
FACTORY NAME: ROQUETTE Lestrem (62)
ROQUETTE “Improving well-being by offering the best of nature”
A family-owned Group serving customers globally, Roquette is a leader in specialty food ingredients and pharmaceutical excipients. The products and solutions developed by the Group deliver proven technological, nutritional and health benefits precisely tailored to the pharma, nutrition, food and selected industry markets. Roquette’s offer is produced from plant-based raw materials such as corn, wheat, potatoes and peas. Since its foundation over 80 years ago, the Group’s growth has been based on innovation, a passion for the job and a commitment to achieve.
Roquette operates in over 100 countries, has a turnover of around 3.3 billion euros and currently employs more than 8,000 people worldwide.
Roquette Lestrem is the largest biorefinery in Europe and employs more than 3 000 staff. This plants has a capacity of around 7 000 tons of cereals (maize and wheat) transformed per day and markets more than 700 products. The Group’s main R&D center is also based in Lestrem.