Lesaffre in Gulf region

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About Lesaffre

A key global player in fermentation for more than a century, Lesaffre, with a 2,2 billion euro turnover, and established on all continents, counts 10,700 employees and more than 85 nationalities. On the strength of this experience and diversity, we work with customers, partners and researchers to find ever more relevant answers to the needs of food, health, naturalness and respect for our environment. Thus, every day, we explore and reveal the infinite potential of microorganisms.


To nourish 9 billion people, in a healthy way, in 2050 by making the most of our planet’s resources is a major and unprecedented issue. We believe that fermentation is one of the most promising answers to this challenge.


Lesaffre – Working together to better nourish and protect the planet

About Lesaffre Gulf FZE

Lesaffre Gulf FZE, started in 2017, focuses on the Gulf market. We have a wide range of yeast, sourdough, baking ingredients and bread improvers. We are bakers and can help you improve your bread through richer flavor, optimized process and correct ingredients. In order to meet our customers’ expectations, a Baking Center™ based in Dubai, working in close connection with Lesaffre international Baking Center™ network has recently become operational.


Another key aspect of our distribution service is the team of technicians available on site to answer bakers’ questions. Close to the clients, they are particularly dedicated to training, technical assistance and promoting solutions adapted for specific local requirements.


Providing baking professionals with bread-making solutions

Mobile application for bakers


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Lesaffre: a global key player in fermentation

Yeast for bread-making is at the origin of Lesaffre’s history and reputation, a group founded more than 165 years ago. We provide craft bakers and the global baking industry with ferments (yeasts, sourdoughs) and bread-making ingredients (improvers, mixes, premixes etc…) that offer solutions for every need and fuel creativity.

For more than 165 years and throughout the world, we’ve been providing innovative and functional bread-making solutions for:


Craft bakers

food industry

Food industry
professionals and industrial bakers


Chains and instore bakeries


Restaurants and hotels

home baking

Home bakers

Working together
to better nourish & protect the planet

Ongoing, collaborative innovation


Since 1965, as experts in fermentation, we have worked on open, innovative methods with our worldwide clients, helped by universities and other partners of the future to develop new applications in the field of yeasts, its derivatives, bacteria and enzymes. 570 R&D experts work in conjunction with some 60 universities and research centers worldwide. Our shared objective is to develop high-quality products, the safety of which has been tested and proven. Innovation is the best possible means for ensuring our future growth, and thus the growth of our customers.

Forging ever-closer ties with our customers and ensuring an on-the-ground presence


The excellence of our product highlights all our undertakings. It attests to our unshakeable commitment to quality and supports our concern with customer satisfaction. With products marketed in more than 185 countries, we are more committed than ever to being a key partner for all our customers across the world. We have 66 industrial sites and 78 sales offices in 50 countries.

Ensuring a sustainable future by sharing spirit and expertise


Lesaffre encompasses 165 years of history built on tradition and the transfer of knowledge about a product that dates back 7,000 years with strong symbolic value – a product, moreover, that meets a fundamental human need – baking bread.