The best for your smile, for 75 years
The year 2023 marks an important milestone in the history of our company: we are 75 years old. It is with great pride that we celebrate this special moment and reflect on our past achievements, which have formed the basis of our current success. From a small margarine merchant for bakers to an international distributor, trader and producer. From an enthusiastic Lucien Ranson to a third-generation family business with Bruno, Charlotte and Michael.
We'd like to say a big thank you, because it's thanks to you that we're able to celebrate our 75th anniversary.
"With passion for creativity, for bakers, chocolatiers, ice cream makers, catering and food industry and, of course, for each other. That's what Ranson is all about. A smile for each other for 75 years."
- Bruno Ranson, CEO Ranson Group -
Many reasons to smile
Whether you're looking for raw materials and products for your bakery, chocolate shop, catering business or ice cream parlour, as a distributor we're happy to help our craft and industrial customers find everything they need to run their business.
We also produce our own marzipan, almond flour, chocolate, powders, mixes and sugar paste. This in-house production allows us to guarantee the quality of our products and take your culinary creations to the next level.
We also import and export nuts, seeds, canned fruit, frozen fruit and dried fruit. Our aim is to offer a wide range of high-quality products to meet your different needs.
Our ambition is to make you and your customers smile. We do this by offering you exceptional service, continuing to inspire you, delivering top-quality products and sharing our knowledge. So that you can do your best every day, without worrying about a thing.
We want to make your life easier by offering you an exceptional service.
Whether it's a big project or a small obstacle, our dedicated representatives and enthusiastic inside sales staff are ready to help you every day.
Quality is essential for your product. Our raw materials and products are carefully selected, inspected and certified according to strict standards, including HACCP and GFSI.
As a result, we consistently supply high-quality products and are a reliable partner.
Our team of specialist professionals is ready to help you every day, in every sector.
And that's not all: we stimulate your knowledge with exciting workshops and inspiring demonstrations, in which we share with you our expertise and that of renowned professionals in the field.
For 75 years, we have been driven by our respect for the environment, people and the product. Sustainable development comes naturally to us and we make our contribution every day.
Did you know that:
- We process our by-products from production into raw materials for animal feed?
- We have 1,600 solar panels that we use to generate our own green energy?
- We have been BIO, Rainforest Alliance and fairtrade certified for many years?
- We recover energy from our freezer warehouse to keep the offices at a comfortable temperature?
In 2023, we will draw up a sustainability strategy and formulate concrete sustainability ambitions and actions for the coming years.
The customer experience
In honour of our anniversary, we interviewed 3 of our very first and loyal customers: