Lutosa has been successfully involved in potato processing since 1978, during which time it has built an excellent reputation for product quality and outstanding service.
This business, originating from Belgium in the Western part of Europe, runs 2 production sites in Belgium (Leuze-en-Hainaut and St-Eloois-Vijve) and employs 900 people. In 2015, the company processed 800.000 tons of potatoes and sold 414.000 tons of finished products. Its turnover amounted to 303.000.000 € with 92% of the production being exported to 126 different countries.
The production units are fitted with state-of-the-art equipment, enabling them to produce a very wide product range according to the highest hygiene and quality standards. All of them have been awarded the Iso 9001 (audit by Lloyd's) and IFS Higher Level – BRC Grade B certificates (audit by ISACert). Lutosa has its own laboratory, accredited to the standard BELAC ISO/IEC 17025:2005 (audit by BELAC).
The company also has invested heavily in the protection of the environment through operational manufacturing waste water plants, and produces « green energy » through 2 large biogas-fuelled cogenerations.
Lutosa manufactures and markets a wide range of frozen French fries and specialities
(Pom' Pin, Duchesse, Spicy Wedges, Röstis, Mashed Potatoes) as well as an organic range. It also manufactures pre-fried chilled chips and dehydrated potato flakes.
These products are sold to food service networks, via wholesalers, to large and mid-sized distribution retailers, and to industrial food companies.
A comprehensive overview can be found on www.lutosa.com