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.
Roquette operates in over 100 countries, has a turnover of around 3.3 billion euros and currently employs more than 8,000 people worldwide.
Competences & Capabilities
Our ambition is to be the natural source of innovative plant-based ingredients and formulations for highly demanding industries. We bring high-value nutritional and functional ingredients to our markets, backed by the cocreation services our customers require.
At Roquette, food producers find a range of plant-based solutions: plant proteins (pea- or wheat-based), soluble fibers, polyols, maltodextrins, native and modified starches, dextrose, glucose syrups and many more to discover.
Roquette’s development is based on a long history of company technology and expertise on plant-based raw materials, leading complex projects from the laboratory to the factory, as well as on the long-term partnerships the Group establishes with its customers.
Partner in the following EIT Food projects
Favuleux: Developing Fava bean as a sustainable source of high quality protein for food, through optimized genetics, farming & processing
Promoting sustainable Fava bean production
Consumer desire for protein-rich foods and beverages is driving growth and innovation in protein ingredients.The population growth together with the changes in the food consumption patterns away from animal -derived proteins, further increases the demand for new plant -proteins.
As the world’s population continuously grows, achieving global food security, producing sufficient nutritious food that everyone can access, and doing so sustainably, is one of the greatest challenges faced today.
Tasty Texture: Tailored fibre/protein-rich vegetarian Health Power food & novel extrusion technology platform
Plant-based foods are growing beyond vegan and vegetarians due to the emerging segment of the flexitarians, who seek to reduce animal protein consumption in their daily diet. Most product developments focus on meat or milk analogues.