Couplet Sugars

Over the last 170 years, Couplet Sugars has developed its know-how and expertise to become a major player in its market.

Mission

Our mission is to bring more flavour and pleasure to consumers by developing, together with the food sector, ingredients that improve taste, texture and appearance.

Our values

  • Entrepreneurial spirit
  • Valuing people
  • Professionalism
  • Openness
  • Delegation

170 years of history and know-how

Couplet Sugars has been a 100% family business for 170 years,
and is now being run by the sixth generation of the Couplet family.

Discover our history in a few dates:

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  • 1847

    Dominique Couplet started making granulated sugar in the Lille region.

  • 1890

    Acquisition of the sugar factory at Wez, near Tournai

  • 1937

    Launch of Couplet brown sugar

  • 1987

    Launch of pearl sugar production.

  • 1992

    Launch of fondant powder production.

  • 2003

    Couplet sold its granulated sugar production to Iscal Sugar.

  • 2005

    Opening of the new brown sugar production facility

  • 2007 - 2009

    Launch of white, coloured (British spelling), and flavoured (British spelling) coated pearl sugars.

  • 2012

    COUPLET is FSSC 22000:2010 certified

  • 2013

    Launch of coated icing sugar and Beefondant

  • 2015

    Opening on site of a new state-of-the-art packaging facility.

  • 2016 - 2018

    Major capital expenditure for the construction of new offices, an application centre, storage warehouse and production lines

  • 1847
  • 1860
  • 1880
  • 1890
  • 1900
  • 1920
  • 1937
  • 1940
  • 1960
  • 1980
  • 1987
  • 1992
  • 2000
  • 2003
  • 2005
  • 2007 - 2009
  • 2012
  • 2013
  • 2015
  • 2016 - 2018

SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

Set up 120 years ago in Brunehaut, the company has been a driver of the region's economic and social development.

With the aim of continuing in this direction, we invest based on 4 areas:

INNOVATION & DEVELOPMENT

Innovation and development of new products and new manufacturing processes

MARKETING & SALES

Marketing and sales worldwide

CAPITAL EXPENDITURE

Investment in quality, capacity and controlling production costs

TRAINING

The training of company personnel

Certification & Quality

We attach great importance to the quality of the products and services we provide to our clients.

We have successfully obtained the following certification: