The Dutch cookie and biscuit market is a thriving industry encompassing a wide range of traditional and innovative sweet treats.
Dutch cookies and biscuits are famous for their taste and texture, attracting both local consumers and international visitors. The total Dutch consumption of sweet biscuits is 145,000 tons per year including some beloved Dutch classics such as stroopwafels, speculaas, or gingerbread cookies. Overall, the Dutch cookie and biscuit market is a dynamic sector that continues to evolve with changing consumer preferences and demands.
The Dutch market for bread replacements has seen significant growth in recent years as more people are looking for alternative options due to dietary restrictions, health concerns, or personal preferences. Bread replacements cater to individuals who may be following specific diets such as gluten-free, low-carb, or ketogenic diets, or those who simply want to explore different options for their meals. The total Dutch consumption of bread replacements is 44,000 tons per year including rice cakes, crispbread and honey cake.
Creation of Bussink Deventer Koek: as well as being a delicious treat, it is also a cultural symbol of the city of Deventer and it’s heritage
Production of first rusks under the Haust brand
Creation of Banketgroep by Gilde Equity Management Benelux out of Van der Breggen (Kanjers), Neerlandia Banket and Wafel Janssen
Rebranding of all family brands such as Brink, Hille and Granco into Continental Bakeries
Merger between Banketgroep and Poult and creation of Biscuit International
Integration of Continental Bakeries into Biscuit International
Our key figures
tons of biscuits and bread
substitutes production capacity
Discover one of our Dutch factories: Broek op Langedijk
Our local presence
We represent a strong combination of different historical waffle, biscuit, pastry and bread replacement producers, with an extensive knowledge of all categories and private label market dynamics, and our own portfolio of brands. All to serve our customers as well as possible and meet the needs of our Dutch consumers.
Our commercial brands
Biscuit International has a portfolio of Dutch brands such as Haust, Kanjers, Buys and Bussink. These brands produce typically Dutch products, such as stroopwafels (Kanjers), and toast & rusks (Haust).
Team & contact
“We are proud to be a leading private label biscuit and bread substitute manufacturer, delivering exceptional quality, taste and innovation to our customers and partners”
– Luc Van Gorp, Northern Europe Chief Executive Officer
Our management team
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