“Man, the first wealth
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Operating in five countries in Europe and the CIS, and in 23 French departments, the company stores and markets agricultural production, and is in the farm supplies business. Soufflet Agriculture supports farmers in their development with customised agricultural advice, technical monitoring and a range of innovative, competitive solutions. The company strives to maintain close relations with its customers wherever it operates.
Operating at the heart of France’s major wine-producing areas, the company also has a gardens and grounds business with its Le Souffle Vert brand.
The company controls its supply chains with its own port facilities and synergies with the Group’s expertise in wheat and barley. Soufflet Négoce is France’s second biggest exporter of cereals which go to sixty three countries.
Specialists in selecting and processing wheat, the company blends and markets customised flour of a quality and consistency meeting the requirements of its various types of customer, including craft bakers, retailers and manufacturers in the food industry, both in France for export. With its Baguépi brand, Moulins Soufflet helps craft bakers develop the excellence of their expertise, especially regarding the quality of their products.
The company develops its expertise on markets in Europe, Africa, South America, as well as in Russia, the Middle East and Asia.
At its sites, experts carefully supervise all production processes in order to supply the very best quality malt. A front rank international player, Malteries Soufflet has 28 malt plants in Europe, Latin America and Asia, with an annual malt production capacity of 2,280,000 tonnes.
It conceives, makes and sells a wide range of products:
- bakery goods: unbaked bread, bread prebaked on trays, bread prebaked on sole,
- frozen, unbaked and pre-proved morning goods,
- fresh morning goods: milk bread, brioches and Danish pastries,
- confectionery: doughnuts and pastel de nata.
The company is organised to supply the supermarket sector, out-of-home catering, baking terminals and specialist retailers in France, Europe and world-wide. It also develops its own brands including La Rustiguette and Kiosque à Pains. 45% of its sales are outside France.
The two chains have more than 240 restaurants in eleven countries and operate in town centres, shopping centres, stations and airports. The chains sell sandwiches, hamburgers, morning goods, cakes, hot and cold drinks, for consumption at the outlet or to take away.
Soufflet Alimentaire has three plants in France, including one in partnership, and processes more than 250 raw materials into 2,000 product lines for the manufacturing, out-of-home catering and supermarket retailing markets, by means of its control of French rice (Camargue), green lentils (Le Puy) and quinoa production and supply chains together with its expertise in international sourcing.
With its key Lyven brand, the company operates in the wine-making and fruit processing fields, as well as in brewing/distilling. In animal nutrition, it offers specific enzyme complexes designed for both monogastrics (Avimalt, Feedlyve CS Ultimate) and ruminants (Bovimalt).
Discover the Soufflet Group
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