Our expertise

Notre histoire

Our mission at Armor Protéines is to create and provide high quality and technical nutritional and functional solutions, while having a positive impact on our environment, to better feed mankind every day. Armor Protéines is the French brand of speciality dairy ingredients. Over the years, the brand has developed by offering tailor-made solutions for functional and nutritional ingredients from milk and whey. Our ambition is to respond with innovative solutions and high quality products to the strategic demands of our customers in the human nutrition and food industries.

Our story

Man having fun preparing breakfast at home with his kids.

1910

The Depince family set up a company specialising in milk collection and butter and cream production in Saint-Brice-en-Coglès, a short distance from the bay of Mont Saint-Michel.

 

Photo en gros plan de la poudre de caséinate de calcium

1967 – 1974

Thanks to our pioneering spirit, we became the leading manufacturer of caseinates on the French market and the leading producer of spray caseinates.

Gros plan - notre poudre de lactoferrine de couleur rose poudré

1990

With the acquisition of Solarec, the world’s leading lactoferrin producer, we began to market this ingredient which offers multiple health benefits.

1992

Our company joined the Bongrain group, subsequently renamed Savencia S.A.

Ramaquin rond en bois contenant la poudre : Milk Salt disposé sur une nappe avec une cuillère en bois à côté contenant aussi cet ingrédient.

2012

Launch of Milk Salt, a dairy ingredient rich in minerals that is an alternative to traditional melting salts.

2013

With the integration of our new Champdeniers factory, we began work on marketing the Lactarmor G range to make dairy preparations accessible to all.

3D picture of the dark blue Vitalarmor Lactoferrin pack with the pink lactoferrin powder next to it

2015

Launch of our Vitalarmor® Lactoferrin, meeting the dry-mixing infant quality standards.

2020

Installation of a latest-generation high-hygiene tower to back up our commitments in the production of high-quality bioactive proteins.

Plateau de différentes fromages avec des textures diifférentes dans lequels on peut utiliser les peptones avec 2 bulles sur le côté gauche contenant les photos des 2 poudres

2021

Launch of our Vitalarmor 900 and 950 range: peptones specifically formulated to meet the expectations of ferment, cheese and fermented milk producers.

Launch of the Vitalarmor 900 CPP for the nutrition industries.

Visuel des 2 packs des nouveaux produits : Vitalarmor Lactoferrin Organic (un carton vu de dos en 3D) et Demineralized Whey Powder Organic (un sac de 25 kg vu de face)

2022

We are beginning to market a range of dairy ingredients specifically designed for infant nutrition : Lactarmor DM 90 Organic (90% demineralized whey) and the first organic lactoferrin on the market : Vitalarmor Lactoferrin Organic.

Our group :

Armor Protéines is a brand of the Savencia Saveurs et Spécialités group, an independent family business operating in 120 countries around the world. It is part of the “Fromage & Dairy” division, one of the world’s leading milk processors, the second largest cheese group in France and the fifth largest in the world.

Our group endeavours to feed people well with local brands that are well-known in their area. The group is involved in the food transition aiming to reconcile Flavour and Health, Naturalness and Responsibility.

Carte du monde avec les différentes marques du groupe Savencia par région : Europe de l'ouest, Europe Centrale, Europe Orientale, Amérique du Nord, Amérique du Sud, Afrique, Asie

Our brand :

Armor Protéines’ mission is to create and provide high-quality and technical nutritional and functional solutions, with a positive impact on our environment to feed people better every day.

Armor Protéines is the French brand for speciality dairy ingredients. Over the years, the brand has expanded by offering tailored solutions for functional and nutritional ingredients derived from milk and whey.

Our ambition is to come up with innovative solutions and high-quality products to respond to the strategic demands of our clients in the human nutrition and agri-food industries.

 

 

In France, Armor Protéines has 6 productions plants, all in the west of France. Each site specialises in the production of a number of dairy ingredients. They are equipped with the appropriate technology with specialised professionals working to bring you quality ingredients.

We also have a plant in Paslek, Poland, which specialises in early-life nutrition, heavily focused on plant-based ingredients

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