Lesaffre was founded in 1853 and has now become a leader in the domain of bread-making yeast and yeast extracts. The independent French family-run group has a presence on all five continents and works with over 7,200 employees.
Lesaffre has unique technical skills that it has thoroughly mastered, and enjoys top-level expertise in the production, fermentation and the transformation of yeast in all its forms. Lesaffre always works with the same high standards in its use of materials and expertise in all its products and services related to bread-making, taste, nutrition, fermentation and distillation.
The success of Lesaffre is credited to its technical innovation, its thorough mastery of the expertise it enjoys, and its capacity to come up with customized solutions. Its ability to anticipate clients’ needs, understand their expectations and to provide quality products has led to firm partnerships with manufacturers, craftsmen and the general public.
The goal of Lesaffre is to better answer the needs of its clients, and for this Lesaffre is preparing the future through a policy of innovative development.
集團的業務活動包括：生產并銷售酵母、酵母抽提物、麥芽、烘焙配料及為農產品加工業提供技術服務；并在其核心業務 - 酵母及麥芽的基礎上，又開發了獨家的生物轉換技術。其中，酵母、烘焙配料和酵母抽提物居世界第一位。產品應用于烘焙業、釀酒業、食品營養品、發酵培養基及動物飼料五大應用領域。目前，樂斯福集團已發展成為在世界居領先地位的跨國發酵工業集團，在世界五大洲的36個國家分布有約100家公司, 在26個國家分布有50家生產廠，銷售網絡遍及世界各地，全球員工超過7200人。歷史悠久的燕牌酵母是世界名牌產品，已成為集團的象征。