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AB Mauri has a heritage going back over 150 years in yeast and bakery ingredients.

We started in 1868 with the introduction of Fleischmann’s yeast to the USA and over the years developed Australian links through Mauri Brothers bakery ingredients in 1911 and Burns Philp yeast & bakery ingredients.

The AB Mauri group was formed in 2004.
AB Mauri Global Headquarters, Peterborough UK

AB Mauri Global Headquarters, Peterborough UK

AB Mauri has a passion

for all things baking

What drives us?

In every country, the local idea of a perfect bread, cake or other bakery product varies. There are very few “standard” bakery products and that’s why we create ingredient technologies that best enable meeting local needs of individual markets and customers. These needs encompass functional performance characteristics, flavour profiles, processing parameters and raw material varieties, as well as meet important local consumer requirements.

At AB Mauri, responsibility is at the core of what we do.


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A wide variety of different bread types, including sliced bread, buns and more


AB Mauri has a long history dating back to the 1860s and is proud of its heritage within the bakery ingredients and yeast industry globally.

Click the arrows below to view our history through the years:

Fleischmann logo

1800s photograph of man

Fleischman’s Yeast launched in Cincinnati, Ohio, in the US



Mauri products founded in Australia by Portuguese brothers, with trading in partnership with Burns Philp


Argentina yeast - trading today as Calsa

Argentina yeast business founded, now trading today as Calsa


Old Fleischmann's Yeast print ad

Fleischmann’s products launched in Brazil


Associated British Foods

UK Joint Venture between ABF and Burns Philp launched Mauri products in the UK


Mauri Pinnacle Yeast and Pinnacle Original Yeast

Burns Philp acquired ownership of Mauri products


Fleischmann's put up for sale

Fleischmann’s Yeast business sold to Burns Philp


Cochin Spices

Cochin Spices joint venture created in India


Cereform launched in the UK following the merger of AB Ingredients, KFI and Kerry SPP


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AB Mauri formed following the acquisition of yeast and ingredients businesses by ABF from Burn Philp


Gb Plange

AB Mauri acquired baking ingredient specialist Gb Plange


AB Mauri NA acquired Specialty Blending Company from Flowers Foods


Launch of AB Biotek division, specialising in fermentation technology for consumer alcohol, bioethanol & nutrition


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Bakery ingredient manufacturer Fleming Howden in the UK acquired



Bakery ingredient manufacturer Italmill in Italy acquired



Joint venture finalised between AB Mauri and Wilmar International in China


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AB Mauri Global Technology Centre opened in Etten-Leur, The Netherlands


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