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 3.2 billion euros and currently employs more than 8,000 people worldwide.
Roquette is the global leader of polyols (sorbitol, mannitol, maltitol and xylitol). Roquette also produces both native and modified starches, glucose syrups, maltodextrins, dextrose, fermentation products. Roquette has development in Health and Nutrition, and in bio-based industrial solutions (or plant based chemistry). In the latter it focuses on developing bio-based chemical building blocks such as succinic acid and isosorbide, as well as bio-based resins (Gaialene®) and polymers.
In June 2017 Roquette announced a significant investment of €40 million in its Vic-sur-Aisne facility in order to increase its pea processing capacity and respond to a fast-growing global demand for pea protein.