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Our History

This is where it all started ... Grand Moulins de Paris: Délifrance’s parent company.

First World War : Four men teamed up to build the world’s biggest industrial mill, Grands Moulins Réunis

1918

Grand Moulins Réunis joins forces with other major players from the milling industry, then merges with Grands Moulins de Paris (created in April 1919 and managed by Ernest and Marcel Vilgrain).

1921

The first bag of flour comes off the mill’s production line. Ernest and Marcel Vilgrain, as directors of Grands Moulins de Paris, create the biggest mill in the world.

1979

The company acquires Société de Spécialités Surgelées (SSS).

1983

Creation of Délifrance

1989

Grands Moulins de Paris (GMP) is acquired by Groupe Bouygues.

1998

Bouygues sells GMP to a group of investors lead by AXA Investment Managers in Paris.

2001

NutriXo Group is created through the milling activities of Grands Moulins de Paris, Euromill Nord, Grands Moulins Storione and Inter-Farine; and Délifrance’s Bakery Viennoiseries Patisserie and Savoury activities.



2004

Délifrance acquires d’Appétite De France, expert in viennoiseries and brioches.

2006

Délifrance acquires Krabansky. production site of part baked bread in Dunkerque.

2007

Acquisition of Touflet Gourmet

2009

Acquisition of Sofrapain, Le Pain Crousillant (UK) and Farandole Gourmande

2011

Acquisition of SEFA (IT), a company specialized in italian bread based in Milano

2012

Creation of Paris Bangkok Bakery, production site in Thailand

2013

SICLAE becomes shareholder of Groupe Nutrixo.