Facts & Figures

Zentis GmbH & Co. KG in numbers.

company

Zentis GmbH & Co. KG

Founded

1893

Head office

Jülicher Straße 177,
52070 Aachen (North Rhine-Westphalia)

Executive management

Karl-Heinz Johnen (Marketing, Sales, Human Resources, Logistics)
Stephan Jansen (Finance, IT/Organisation)
Norbert Weichele (Production, Technology, Research and Development, Purchasing, Quality Management)

employees

2.027 (average, 2016)

Export rate 2016

62%

Group revenue

666 Mio Euro (1 January - 31 Dezember 2016)

Zentis´ products comes from four areas of competence:

  • Fruit preparations for the dairy industry
  • Fruit preparations for the non-dairy industry (e.g. bakery and confectionery industry)
  • Sweet spreads (gourmet jams, jellies and sweet cream spreads for retailers and large-scale consumers)
  • Confectionery products (marzipan and chocolate specialities for retailers and industry)

Strong brands for consumers:

  • Sonnen Früchte (Jams)
  • 75% Frucht, Sonnen Früchte Cremig (fruit spreads)
  • Heimische Früchte (Jams Extra with exclusively local fruits)
  • Leichte Früchte Stevia (Jams Extra with the sweetness of Stevia glycosides)
  • Original Aachener Pflümli (plum purée)
  • Nusspli, Belmandel (sweet cream spreads)
  • Pralinés Hochfeine Creationen (exquisite chocolates)

Group revenue

Production sites/Subsidiaries:

Germany, Aachen

Plant I, Jülicher Straße
(Specialises in the manufacture of fruit preparations, jams
and sweet cream spreads, 788 employees)

Plant II, Debyestraße (Aachen-Eilendorf)
(Specialises in the manufacture of confectionery,
144 employees)

Zentis Logistik Service GmbH
(66 special vehicles for transporting fresh products are based
at plant 2 Aachen, 199 employees)

hungary, Drégelypalánk

Zentis Hungária Bt.
(Produces fruit preparations for the dairy,
ice-cream and bakery industries,
103 employees)

poland, Zelków

Zentis Polska Sp. z.o.o.
(Produces fruit preparations for the dairy,
ice-cream and bakery industries,
278 employees)

USA

Plymouth, Indiana, Zentis North America LLC
(Produces fruit preparations for the dairy,
ice-cream and bakery industries, 244 employees)

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Zentis North America LLC
(Produces fruit preparations for the dairy, ice-cream
and bakery industries, 130 employees)

Gardena, Kalifornien, Zentis North America LLC
(Produces fruit preparations for the dairy, ice-cream
and bakery industries, 94 employees)

russia, Khimki near Moskau

OOO Zentis Russia
(specialises in Product development and the sale of fruit
preparations for the East European market. Sells fruit
preparations for the dairy, ice-cream and bakery industries,
as well as confectionery in Moscow and Raos,
47 employees)