Bakbel fills portfolio gap

14 September, 2007
Page 8 
Bakbel Europe's new ¤6m fruit fillings and jam factory near Brussels was officially opened by the minister for economy of the Walloon region in Belgium last Friday.
The site, a joint venture between the Bakels Group and Didier Ladriere, an expert in fruit-based products, can potentially produce up to 100 tonnes of filling a day."Until now, one of the gaps in our portfolio has been fruit-based products such as fruit fillings and glazes," chairman of the Bakels Group, Armin Ulrich, told British Baker. "Quality is our main focus; for example, blueberries are the wild Canadian variety."?Bakbel will receive up to 18% in subsidies from the Belgium government, depending on how many, and the quality, of jobs that it creates. Currently, 80 people work at the factory.

Site Search


    Insights from the Bakery Market Report 2016

    You can now purchase the Bakery Market Report 2016, which offers insight into the retail bakery trade in the UK.