Gourmand Pastries, a leader in frozen viennoiserie, is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year.

Since its foundation in 1984, the company has focused on creating delectable viennoiserie and puff pastry products. Every day, some 4.5 million products roll off the conveyor belt, from the traditional croissant to the Danish maple pecan plait and ham and cheese croissant. From the production site in Mouscron, Belgium, it exports to more than 50 countries, where its products are acclaimed for their quality and flavor.

Over the past 20 years, Gourmand Pastries has grown by an annual rate of 15 percent, even rising to 30 percent in 2023. By 2024, the company aims to achieve a turnover of EUR 150 million.

Gourmand Pastries is currently investing 30 million euros in a sixth production line. This expansion line will enable the company to meet growing customer demand more efficiently and further strengthen its market position.

“Our success is due to our in-depth product specialization as well as the dedication of our employees and the loyalty of our customers,” says Frank Dossche, chief executive officer of Gourmand Pastries. “We are grateful for their continued trust, which has enabled us to grow throughout these 40 years. With their support, we remain determined to carry on our mission: delivering premium viennoiserie and continuous innovation. This will allow us to further strengthen our international position and explore new horizons in the coming decades.”