The company

ROCHIAS, THE TASTE OF ORIGINS SINCE 1872

Rochias has been a key player in the production of processed condiments since 1872. Garlic is the common thread of our more than a century old story. The company was one of the first in Europe to start dehydrating garlic. Rochias has a unique history and know-how in garlic transformation .

ROCHIAS A HISTORICAL COMPANY

  • 1872

    Birth of Comptoirs de l'industrie de l'Ail in Billom.
     First operations of peeling and drying.
  • 1950

    Acquisition by the Rochias family . Start of continuous dehydration and development of new packaging. 
Sale of fresh garlic.
  • 1970 - 1980

    Two shareholder tranfers.
  • 1982

    Merger with the Basmaison family , specialist in fresh condiments. New momentum for Rochias.
  • 1990

    Acquisition of Condiments d'Auvergne. Acquisition of purée know-how.
  • 1997

    Construction of the existing factory in Issoire.
 Fresh Products sales stopped and focus on Industry with a diversified range.
  • 2013

    Specialization of the portfolio and concentration to the core know-how ( 360 ° garlic offer for the industry).
  • 2019

    Arrival of a new team to resume growth
. Taken over in November by Thierry Sclapari and Eric Villain

Our values

Trust and respect

Proximity

Team spirit

Transparency