Our history


Creation of Nactis Flavours

Spin off from Baube founded in 1901

  • Extraction of salty flavours from herbs and spices
  • Development of sweet flavours by distillation and infusion for dairy products, ice creams and biscuit factory


Acquisition of Sevarome

Nactis Flavours enhances its range of sweet flavours


Acquisition of Aralco

  • Acquisition of the Tunisian branch, renamed Nactis Tunisie
  • Enhancement of the salty flavour range
  • Start of the international development programme


Acquisition of Aromex

Company specialising in the production of citrus fruit essential oils, emulsions and flavours for beverages


Acquisition of Synarome

Development of the aromatic raw materials offer

  • Aromatic chemicals
  • Fragrance formulations and compositions


Acquisition of PB Gelatins France and Sofral

  • Development of the aromatic and functional ingredients offer
  • Pursuit of the international deployment
  • Resumption of the famous Prochar brand: ingredients, aromatic mixes
  • Buy out of Sofral’s Bulgarian and Polish branches: natural colourings, flavourings, functional ingredients


Organisation of the offer and boost of international operations

  • Activation of interactions between bought-out facilities
  • Development in Asia


Reinforcement of the financial organisation

To fund the international development

  • €10 million raised by Nactis Flavours from MML Capital


Robertet Savoury renamed Nactis Benelux

Buy out of Belgian company Robertet Savoury based in Schoten (Belgium)

  • Range of salty aromatic raw materials derived from the plant segment: HVP, TPF (process flavours)
  • Mixes


Acquisition of PCAS’ aromatic raw materials portfolio

Operations transferred to the Chartres site