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From a Burgundy to the rest of the world, the story of our company's development.

 

1840

Our company is founded by Mr. Fauroy who begins manufacturing authentic FAUROY mustard that he sells to local retailers.

1900

Mr. THEVENIAUD buys our company and expands distribution, taking the business to a national level. Mr. THEVENIAUD's sons also become involved and soon develop the business internationally. The premium quality of our mustard, manufactured according to the original and traditional formula, conquers new customers in Switzerland, Canada and the USA.

1976

Our company is awarded France's Exporters' Silver Medal.

1994

Takeover by the Swiss company W. LEUENBERGER who rename our company REINE DE DIJON and begin building a new and modern factory.

1995

REINE DE DIJON enters the kosher certified mustard business producing under rabbinic supervision.

1996

REINE DE DIJON begins suppling own-brand mustards to the major French retailers thanks to the construction of a new modern purpose built facility located in Fleurey sur Ouche.

1997

All production is transfered to the new facility in Fleurey sur Ouche in order to meet increasingly stricter customer demands concerning quality assurance, hygiene and service requirements.

1998

REINE DE DIJON S.A. becomes a subsidiary of the German family owned and managed group DEVELEY Senf & Feinkost GmbH, specialist in mustard and condiments.

1999

The production of Organic mustards, certified by Ecocert, increases significantly.

2000

The new facility is extended to integrate the manufacture of condiment sauces for McDonald's.

2004

Worlwide development of the brand in over 50 countries and steady increase in consumption of its products.

2005

A dynamic success for the brand in the food service industry. Growth is fuelled by high brand awareness and the exceptional quality of our products.

2006

REINE DE DIJON develops exports of DEVELEY Group products throughout the world.

Today

With a production of 15 000 tons mustard in a year, REINE DE DIJON is the 3rd largest French mustard manufacturer and exports mustard as well as DEVELEY Group products to more than 70 countries.