Imagine tomorrow

Roquette’s development is based on a long history of company technology and expertise, as well as on the long-term partnerships the Group establishes with its customers.
Research & Development priorities are driven by the needs of the market, which are increasingly focusing on nutrition, health and selected industrial applications.
Responding to the needs, Roquette is constantly developing ever more innovative and competitive food and nutritional solutions, bioactive ingredients and performance material systems. These solutions address key challenges related to health, changes in food consumption patterns and unmet needs of the pharmaceutical and other advanced industries.

All this reflects our permanently forward-looking approach - and the great solutions it engenders. 
A family-owned Group, Roquette is used to meeting customers’ high expectations, thanks both its long-established responsiveness and its long-term vision.
Roquette’s renowned Research & Development is key to Group strategy by deploying the state-of-the-art science and technology essential to creating the applications, ingredients and formulations that best support its customer’s ambitions.

Innovation key figures

  • 40/year Patents
  • 1 Global commercial network
  • 300+ Research workforce

People and capabilities at your service

5 Applications Development Centers in France, USA, China, India and Japan led by CTS teams are working for you around the world:

  • Understanding all your market segments and ready to be your R&D partner with dedicated expertise and a wide range of technology suitable for labs and pilot scale trials.
  • Focusing closely on your needs and making sure you get the innovative solutions your markets demand.

Our combination of Marketing with R&D give us  a unique understanding of the technical and innovation challenges you face – and of course it’s backed both by our deep knowledge of  ingredients and by our creative grasp of your formulations and processes.

Respected for our sustainable innovation, our work is also well-known for our grasp of solution functionality based on sensory, physical and chemical analyses – including the stability evaluation adapted to your product.

CTS Teams

Our teams support your search for answers to your key challenges in process, nutrition, cost-in-use and stability.

Ready to share our knowledge, we therefore also offer customers ingredient training in our Roquette University sessions.

Given our expertise across a wide range of disciplines and locations, we can also be the partner you need to meet your specific market demand, including time-to-market.


Pioneered by Roquette

For Roquette, innovation is a permanent state of mind enabling it to constantly deliver products and solutions ever better adapted to the needs of your consumers. 
  • 1951 Sorbitol research center development
  • 1960-1970 Enzymatic engineering, Modified starch
  • 1970-1980 Fermentation, Gluconic acid, Continuous chromatography, Mannitol
  • 1980-1990 Crystallized maltitol, Cyclodextrin
  • 1990-2000 Xylitol
  • 2000-2010 Soluble fibre, Isosorbide, Pea protein, Succinic acid, Microalgae

Some examples of our innovations

  • pharma oral dosage form tablet

    Fillers, Diluents and Binders

    Discover the variety of fillers, diluents and binders Roquette offers for the formulation of your solid dosage forms.
  • baking-biscuit-protein

    More vegetable protein

    Empowering plant proteins… Variety unlocks innovation. Protein choice is critical, Roquette processes 2 raw materials: peas and wheat. Their remarkable synergies promise unlimited innovation for the Baking producers.
  • sports muscle mass

    Sports nutrition

    PROTEIN NUTRITION: Access to powerful & clean plant proteins to develop and recover muscle mass, the easy way.
  • composites coatings painting woman man

    Composites & coatings

    Sustainable and high quality thermosetting resins are demanded by markets that increasingly require composites or coatings.
  • board-packaging-chocolate


    Discover our solutions for strong, printable and sustainable high-quality packaging.
  • September 13, 2017 Food nutrition FI ASIA 2017
  • September 12, 2017 Animal nutrition SPACE 2017
  • September 05, 2017 Industries - Paper and board PTS Coating Symposium 2017
  • July 30, 2017 Industries - Bio-industry SMIB 2017
  • July 12, 2017 Industries PTS Coating Symposium 2017
  • July 12, 2017 Industries - Paper and board Brochure: Get Higher Replace in latex replacement oxidized potato STABILYS® EVO
  • June 30, 2017 Animal - Petfood Roquette University pet food
  • June 23, 2017 Pharma - Oral dosage forms Case study: The most efficient directly compressible excipient for your effervescent tablets formulation
  • June 23, 2017 Pharma - Oral dosage forms Case study: Two-component simple platform for orally disintegrating tablet (ODT) application
  • June 23, 2017 Pharma - Oral dosage forms Case study: The excipient of choice for taste masking technology with Hot Melt Extrusion
  • June 23, 2017 Pharma - Oral dosage forms Case study: Advantages of film coating with a novel modified starch (disintegration time, dissolution profile)
  • June 23, 2017 Pharma - Oral dosage forms Case study: Immediate release film coating system for heat sensitive oral dosage forms
  • June 19, 2017 Industries How to reduce your costs and improve your profitability with plant-based ingredients…
  • June 07, 2017 Corporate Roquette invests €40 million in France to reinforce its global leadership in pea protein
  • June 07, 2017 Corporate Roquette invests €40 million in France to reinforce its global leadership in pea protein
  • June 06, 2017 Corporate “Acting and investing sustainably now makes sense more than ever!”
  • June 06, 2017 Pharma Expanding what’s possible with the right partner
  • May 31, 2017 Corporate Roquette signs agreement to acquire Itacel and reinforce its global leadership in the pharmaceutical industry.
  • May 31, 2017 Corporate Roquette signs agreement to acquire Itacel and reinforce its global leadership in the pharma industry.
  • May 26, 2017 Food nutrition Roquette showcased new food concepts inspired by consumer insights at Vitafoods 2017.
  • May 22, 2017 Food nutrition Roquette to feature latest innovations in Proteins, Fibers and Sugar Reduction
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