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
Fava bean is a grain legume which is welladapted to Northern Europe, and is relatively cheap to grow
To date, minimally processed plant -proteins are hampered as alternatives to animal -proteins due to the presence of usually called “antinutritional factors” (ANFs), decreasing their nutritional value
Tasty Texture: Tailored fibre/protein-rich vegetarian Health Power food & novel extrusion technology platform
We aim to enlarge plant-based food offerings beyond meat analogues by a novel process combination for structuring protein and fibres obtained also from side-stream materials to develop a range of consumer valued tasty, healthier and sustainably processed alternatives to the currently popular starch based, energy dense products