At a glance

Lallemand is a privately-held Canadian company that specializes in the development, production, and marketing of yeasts, bacteria, and their derivatives for the food, fermented beverages, health and other agricultural industries.

Lallemand brings microbiological solutions for dozens of industries, from human and animal health and nutrition to baking, oenology, brewing, food ingredients, probiotics and biofuels.

Lallemand has a proprietary bank of yeast and bacteria with thousands of genetically-identified different strains. With the aim of reproducing, managing and optimizing natural fermentation processes, Lallemand offers their customers not only the precise microorganism or derivative that fits their unique need, but also the support, knowledge and expertise accrued by over a hundred years of continuous research in this area.

The company is organized into 11 technically-driven business units, focusing on various applications of yeast and bacteria:

  • Baking Yeast
  • Animal Nutrition
  • Health Solutions
  • Oenology
  • Biofuels and Distilled Spirits (fuel ethanol and spirits)
  • Brewing
  • Bio-Ingredients
  • Manufacturing and Specialty Cultures
  • Pharma
  • Plant Care
  • Cosmetics

Other activities of Lallemand include a 65% participation in the Macco Group, which produces specialty salts of organic acids and mineral salts.