A global company

"Improving well-being by offering the best of nature"

Roquette is a global leader in plant-based ingredients and a pioneer of new vegetal proteins.
In collaboration with its customers and partners, the Group addresses current and future societal challenges by unlocking the potential of Nature to offer the best ingredients for Food, Nutrition and Health markets. Each of these ingredients responds to unique and essential needs, and they enable healthier lifestyles.

Thanks to a constant drive for innovation and a long-term vision, the Group is committed to improving the well-being of millions of people all over the world while taking care of resources and territories.

Roquette currently operates in over 100 countries, has a turnover of around 3.3 billion euros and employs 8,400 people worldwide.

Roquette group key figures

  • €3.3 bn Turnover
  • 8400 Employees
  • 45+ Nationalities
  • 20 Industrial sites
  • 40/year Patents
  • 1 Global commercial network
  • 300+ Research workforce
  • 100+ Countries
    Commercial presence
  • We are a global leader of natural-based ingredients for the Food, Nutrition and Health market space. We contribute to improving the health and well-being of millions of consumers around the world.
    Edouard Roquette
    Edouard ROQUETTE
    Chairman of the Board
  • Working together with our different stakeholders, we at Roquette offer the best of nature to respond to an increasing Global demand for Food, Pharmaceutical and Industrial applications.
    Jean-Marc Gilson
    Jean-Marc GILSON
    Chief Executive Officer

From 1933 to the present day

A long-term entrepreneurial shareholder commitment
  • 1933
    Founded by Dominique & Germain Roquette
  • Today
    Owned by over 200 family shareholders
    from the 2nd to the 5th generation

A global Group
20 production sites
  • 1933

    Development in Europe:

    France (5), Spain (1), Italy (1),

    UK (1), Lithuania (1)

  • 1982
    Development in North America: USA (2)
  • 2001
    Development in Asia: China (4), South Korea (1)
  • 2012
    Development in India (3)
  • 2017
    Development in South America (1)

A structured commercial network
Sales representatives and agents or distributors throughout the world

Raw materials
  • 1933
    1st potato starch plant
    Creation of "Roquette Frères" at Lestrem (France)
  • 1946
    1st corn starch plant
  • 1986
    1st wheat starch plant
  • 2005
    1st pea processing site

Executive Office

  • Jean-Marc Gilson
    Jean-Marc GILSON
    Chief Executive Officer
  • Jeremy Burks
    Jeremy BURKS
    Global Business Units & Commercial
  • Armand CHEN
    Quality
  • Emmanuel De Geuser
    Emmanuel de GEUSER
    Finance
  • Nathalie Joannes
    Nathalie JOANNES
    Group General Counsel
  • Thierry Marcel
    Thierry MARCEL
    Research & Development
  • Gianfranco PATRUCCO
    Gianfranco PATRUCCO
    Global operations

Roquette Worldwide

Thanks to its global presence, Roquette is engaged to serve its customers internationally. 

The Group offers all its stakeholders a global offer, competitive everywhere, locally customized and with uniform standards. 

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