History

The history of Cérélia goes back to 1974. As the years have passed, the company has grown from a France-based production company to an international leader in the chilled dough products market.
Our story




  • 2017

    Acquisition of English Bay Batter. Founded in 1983 in Vancouver, expanded into the US market via foodservice distribution and instore bakery channels in 1994

  • 2016

    Acquisition of BakeAway (UK)

In 2015

the paths of Cérélia and De Bioderij came together.

IK Investment Partner became the major shareholder in

Cérélia and, with its support, acquired De Bioderij.



  • 2012

    The Sagard Fund takes control of Eurodough and APM and creates Cérélia

  • 2010

    APM is acquired by Capzanine Fund, Céréa Capital and by management

  • 2001

    The Sara Lee group acquires Eurodough

  • 1998

    EuroDough acquires Chevalier Servant in Vittel and Patrick Raulet in Dole

  • 1994

    Creation of L’Alsacienne de Pâtes Ménagères (APM) by the Raposte family in Hoerdt

  • 1992

    Launch of the “Croustipate” brand

  • 1974

    Creation of Eurodough in Liévin, merger between Danone and Campbell Tagart

  • 2014

    Offices opened in North America (USA) and Asia (Malaysia)

  • 2011

    Acquisition of Creapan

  • 2010

    Launch of the “Jan” brand

  • 2002

    New state-of-the art facility in Sliedrecht operational

  • 1993

    First pancakes sold

  • 1991

    Creation of De Bioderij in Sliedrecht by Jan Vink. Initially with the production and sale of ‘biogarde’ cottage cheese and yogurt as its main business