Who we are


Sethness Roquette, the world leader in caramel colors, was founded in 1880 to specialize in just that - the production of the highest quality caramel colors. Today, with expanded manufacturing capabilities producing a broader range of products in the United States, France, India and China, SETHNESS ROQUETTE is one of the very few caramels suppliers with a global industrial footprint

Always empowered by strong family ownership, (first with the Sethness family and since 2018 with the Roquette family) we strive to support the long-term growth of our customers around the world. To continue our strong focus on caramels and our customers' specific requirements, SETHNESS ROQUETTE operates as a strong and independent company within the Roquette Group, a global leader in plant-based ingredients and a pioneer of new vegetal proteins.


With its totally automated plant - the most modern and efficient in the world - and its analysis and research laboratories, Sethness-Roquette possesses all the infrastructures, human resources and managers needed to respond to a growing demand in the market, both in Europe and throughout the world.

Located in northern France close to Roquette Frères' largest starch processing site, Sethness-Roquette has efficient and rapid access to all European regions, and is ideally situated close to the major European ports to reach Africa, the Middle East and Russia.

Sethness-Roquette's geographical location thus guarantees rapid and reliable deliveries for its customers.



Driven by technical excellence, focus customer service and innovation in sustainable solutions, Sethness is committed to being the world's best choice for caramel.


To bring customers the expertise, quality and service they need to choose the right caramel solutions and successfully formulate them into their products.


Offer comprehensive caramel solutions globally to anticipate and address customer needs for color, taste and texture across a wide range of applications, while capturing growth in emerging markets.

+A global presence/partner companies

In order to meet its customers' requirements in several continents, Sethness-Roquette draws on considerable technical and commercial facilities with other Sethness and Roquette joint ventures which specialize in Caramel production, thus guaranteeing both global coverage and a regional service.

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