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  Our history    Our values  

 

Key dates for the Routhiau Group

 

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1978 

Jean Routhiau embarks on the adventure of a lifetime: with 2 others, he creates his eponymous business specialising in the manufacture of prepared poultry products (cold cuts). A sector that Jean Routhiau knows well as he acquired this expertise from his parents.

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1984

Faithful to the path marked out by its anticipation of key markets, JEAN ROUTHIAU launched a Confit Meat business and quickly became one of the sector’s specialists

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1988

Both business and volumes increased with the tonnage at 2,100 a year at the time.
To meet this increase, the company began building a second production site (1,500m²) in Saint-Fulgent to make confits.

JEAN ROUTHIAU’s Charcutiers extended their expertise by developing the Stuffed Meat business.

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1993

JEAN ROUTHIAU turned towards Food services. At this time, the company was developing its Ready Meal business.
Two years later, JEAN ROUTHIAU bought a new production site in Saint-Fulgent, to pursue this flourishing business.

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1998

20 years after its beginnings, JEAN ROUTHIAU extended its expertise to intermediary food products and channels for distributing frozen products, designing and selling products adapted to these new customers.

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2000

Alain and Nicolas Routhiau took over General Management of the family business.

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2001

Beginning of the carpaccio business which made JEAN ROUTHIAU the pioneer of this range. It is still a benchmark for the entire profession thanks to its patented manufacturing process.

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2008

Creation of the company TENDANCE CRÉATIVE, a business specialising in canapés, starters and desserts, taking us back to the flavours of our childhood. The Brioche French toast made the company a benchmark reference thanks to its patented manufacturing process.

The chocolate mousse quickly earned a similar reputation.

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2012

SIMPLEMENT VÉGÉTAL was created with the development of a range of cooked vegetable dishes, complementing the expertise of JEAN ROUTHIAU and TENDANCE CRÉATIVE in the world of food.

 

Born from the union of these 3 companies, the ROUTHIAU GROUP is driven by a singular passion: share the taste of good food, make people happy and make yourself happy by cooking for others.

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2019

The company “Les Trois d’Asie” joined the Routhiau Group. This fabulous small business specialises in the manufacture and sale of Asian food (Vietnamese, Laotian, Thai).

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Jean Routhiau became the premium brand in Food Service.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Simplement Végétal became the Group’s benchmark brand for vegetarian food in supermarkets.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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2020

The ROUTHIAU GROUP celebrates the same values in its 4 companies: Jean Routhiau, Tendance Créative, Simplement Végétal and Les Trois d’Asie: "Sharing a taste for good things".
The Routhiau Group - Chef, Caterer, Pastry Chef - designs, manufactures and sells a wide range of fresh and frozen products in France and around the world for consumers and food service professionals.


The values of the Routhiau Group

 

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The ROUTHIAU GROUP is 3 IFS-certified companies: JEAN ROUTHIAU, TENDANCE CRÉATIVE and SIMPLEMENT VÉGÉTAL.

assiette-citationThe Routhiau Group wants to share a taste for good things around 3 values:

  • CONVIVIALITY, a passion shared: “make people happy and make yourself happy by cooking for others”
  • RESPECT for our strategy, our customers, our partners, our teams, our environment and our products.
  • HIGH STANDARDS for quality in our everyday work, in the regularity and safety of our products, in the services provided to our customers and in our business performance