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Certifications & commitments

Focused on human values and driven by their profession, Henri and Yves Nigay lead a team of more than 200 people.
They are dedicated to building on Nigay's caramel expertise, creating a legacy for generations to come anchored in the core values of:

  • Passion
  • Tradition
  • innovation
  • high standards
  • ethics

Notre démarche qhsée

Notre démarche qhsée


the cement of our
quality "bricks"

We have based our development on quality and built upon this progressively. Sustainable development is the guideline of our strategy and policy: it is the cornerstone of our management philosophy and gives a meaning and direction to all of our actions.


Our commitment

We will continue to develop sustainably with due regard to our needs, our customers’ needs, the environment and according to the legislation and industry standards.

Our certifications :

  • Quality - ISO 9001 since 1995
  • Environment - ISO 14001 since 2001
  • People safety - ISO 45001 since 2009
  • Food safety - FSSC 22000 since 2012
  • Energy - ISO 50001 since 2015

FSSC 22000afaq QSEafaq ISO 50001

Our commitment to sustainable development is also reflected in our involvement in platforms such as SEDEX (since 2008) and ECOVADIS (since 2015).

Discover our wide range of certified caramels:

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Our implication

We are members and involved in 3 caramel associations (French, European and International).

> SYFIC (Syndicat Français des Ingrédients caramels)

> EUTECA (European Technical Association)

> ITCA (International Technical Caramel Association)



Discover also our co-branding; the alliance between a family food company and local craftsmen who have the talent and imagination to innovate in an unconventional way!
You have not yet tried our caramels in a cola, a brioche or chocolates? You can try it locally!

The ColAdoré,
An artisanal cola created by the Brasserie Artisanale La Germanoise and Ludovic Tissier one of our R&D project manager.
Sensory profil :  A cola with a caramel taste and a beautiful golden color
Where to find them : In bottles at the Brasserie Artisanale La Germanoise in Saint-Germain-Laval and at the Intermarché in Civens

The Pépites du Forez & Caramélines,
Irresistible caramel pieces coated with chocolate created by the Bataillon chocolate factory
Sensory profil : A crunchy or melting heart version! 
Where to find them : In the Bataillon chocolate stores in Feurs

The Carabrioche,
A Brioche with caramel pieces, an original idea from the Minoterie Moderne to promote the 100% local wheat grown in the heart of the Plaine du Forez.
Sensory profil : Melting brioche with half-salt butter caramel pieces 
Where to find them : In several partner bakeries in the Loire

Montbrison : Boulangerie DgLc - David Granet magasin la Pétrie, 53 rue des legouve
Saint-Étienne : Pause Gourmande - 10 rue Pablo Picasso
Feurs : La Pétrie Forézienne - 1 Bd de l'Europe, 42110 Feurs
             Didier PERRET - 6 rue de Verdun, 42110 Feurs

The Caram'Ale,
An amber beer with fine caramelized bubbles, the result of our collaboration with L'Atelier à bières and La Brasserie Artisanale La Germanoise.
Sensory profil : A fine bitterness raised by warm, sweet and comforting notes
Where to find them : Available in draught or in bottle at the Atelier à Bières in Feurs or in bottle at the Brasserie Artisanale La Germanoise in Saint-Germain-Laval.

More surprises to come, among others, the Laiterie du Forez in Savigneux but we don't tell you more...  Stay tuned !

#CoeurduForez #CircuitsCourts #Locavorism

Our projects


Continuous improvement
Problem solving
Eclats de caramel

Well-being at work

Fulfillment at work
Passion for our profession
Reduce the irritating situations of everyday life


Energy efficiency
Heat recovery

Sustainable development

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