La Lorraine Bakery Group strengthens anchoring in Belgium with investments in bakery site in Erpe-Mere. With an increase of about 350 jobs, the number of employees at the Erpe-Mere site will also almost double. Prime Minister Alexander De Croo officially inaugurates new production hall.
La Lorraine Bakery Group will invest some 200 million euros in the state-of-the-art bakery site in Erpe-Mere in the coming years. The new production hall was officially inaugurated today in the presence of Prime Minister Alexander De Croo. The bakery site will be rebuilt completely with a focus on innovation, top quality, efficiency, and sustainability. This more than doubles the production capacity and means that La Lorraine Bakery Group can provide additional local employment opportunities. “With an increase of about 350 jobs, the number of employees at the Erpe-Mere site will also almost double. As an international bakery leader and family company with Belgian roots, we are enormously proud to continue and strengthen our local anchoring in Belgium,” Guido Vanherpe, CEO of La Lorraine Bakery Group.
Official inauguration of new production hall
La Lorraine Bakery Group officially inaugurated the new production hall at the Erpe-Mere bakery site today in the presence of Prime Minister Alexander De Croo. The production hall consists of four state-of-the-art lines of approximately 150 metres each, where bakery products of artisan quality such as baguettes, artisan small breads, and doughnuts are produced on a large scale.