• Headquarters: GĂ©menos, France
  • Sector: Consumer Goods & Retail
  • Investment role: Lead investor (majority shareholder)
  • Responsible: Maximilien Job
  • Current Investment

Cepasco manufactures, packages, and distributes spices and food compounds. It is the leading spice player in the traditional ethnic retail channel in France and Belgium. With over 140 years of history, the company is known to consistently deliver superior quality products. The company also serves customers in modern retail and food service.


Year of investment




Revenue (EUR, FY 2022)

Strategy & key initiatives

  • Establish a governance structure by appointing an industrial board of directors and supporting the build-up of the senior management team
  • Grow the ethnic offering organically in France and through M&A in Benelux to expand the product range and geographic footprint
  • Create and develop an own brand offering in exclusive channels, with a focus on the ethnic, food services, and modern retail segments
  • Introduce several operational improvement initiatives to attain the highest service levels and quality standards