History & Key Figures

For over 25 years, SOREAL has been creating and producing innovative, refined sauces that are packaged in a wide range of containers. These sauces are intended for use by catering professionals and the fast food market, as well as food distribution and the agri-food industry. SOREAL has always worked together with its customers to further market innovation and growth, both in France and abroad.

2019

Passage 100% oeufs poules plein air

 

2018

Lancement recettes végétales

2017

Surface totale Brie (France) 11000 m2
Lancement des recettes biologiques

2016

Creation of the subsidiary Soreal ME&NA in Cairo, Egypt to disseminate French expertise in a fast-growing market. 

2011

Sonjal establishes a license with Vista Packaging in the United States.

2006

Acquisition of the “Comptoir Provençal des Sauces” and its Ilou brand - now a benchmark in the professional sauce market.

2002

The SOREAL Group takes a new direction in its development by creating SONJAL and its unique, innovatory patent for plant-based casings.

1998

First industrial premises in the current location in Brie, which at the time covered 700 m² (compared to 11,000 m2 now)

1992

The SOREAL company was founded by Gilles Bocabeille to create

usine

The teams handle everything from procurement to packaging on the Brie site: creating, designing and manufacturing sauce production intended for Out Of Home catering professionals. From creating a specific recipe, to procurement of raw materials and packaging to meet the needs of the end consumer. The whole supply chain is present in premises extending over 11,000 m2 Soreal France has 10 packaging lines and 4 cooking production lines, with a manufacturing capacity of 17,000 tons a year. On the Cairo site in Egypt, almost 3,000 m2 has been fitted out to manufacture sauces. 

SOREAL’s success is the result of years of innovation and internal and external growth, with localized management still driven by the leadership of its founder and CEO, Gilles Bocabeille.  

Key Figures

3 000 000

Consumers per day worldwide 

1 500

Recipes created
every year in R&D 

+500

Clients in
25 countries 

25

Countries
Covered

2

 Production facilities 
(France - Egypt) 

160

Employees

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