Lactalis Culinary

Fromagerie A. Besnier

From our family to the world

Founded in France in 1933 by André Besnier, Groupe Lactalis has been a privately held company for more than 80 years. Our family business has grown to become the world’s leading dairy group, with more than $18.9 billion in annual sales.


Global expertise

Groupe Lactalis employs nearly 75,000 employees worldwide—with trade offices in 43 countries and more than 200 production sites.  Our products include many cheeses now produced in the USA, as well as more Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) cheeses than any company in the world.