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About Aldia

Aldia is a Belgian based fruit processing company specialized in the production and commercialization of premium glazes, fruit fillings and jams. Our broad range of products has been developed to offer your customers a moment of indulgence, either if you are active in the bakery and confectionary industry or in the food service.

 

Aldia has been established in 1927 in Belgium and started initially with the processing of fruits from own orchards. Aldia, formerly known as Aldenardia,  refers to the name of the city where its factory is located, Oudenaarde.

 

Today Aldia is specialized in the production and commercialization of premium quality glazes, fruit fillings and jams. Thanks to over 90 years of experience and a dedication for excellence, we can prize ourselves as product leaders within those categories. Our unique high-tech production process and continuous investment in people and technology will enable us to maintain that position for the years to come.

 

Since 2010 we are also proud member of the Zeelandia group of companies. Zeelandia’s strong sales network and it’s know-how of production and applications in the baking ingredient world has further strengthened our position onto our markets.

Our History

1927

The Thienpont family starts with the processing of fruits from own orchards on syrup and water into tin packaging. ‘Aldenardia’ is born.

1945

In search of more added value, our company starts to process a wide variety of fruits into jams, mainly for the local institutional market..

1967

Investment in a new line to pack jams into portions. We are the first Belgian company to engage in this activity. 

1978

The third generation of the family Thienpondt enters the company.

1980

We move to a new production location to sustain our continuous growth.

1985

Aldia starts with export activities and changes its name Aldenardia, into Aldia.

1987

Aldia obtains a patent valid worldwide for the aseptic production of fruit fillings with pieces, enabling a production without preservative. 

2000

Aldia expands its production capacity with a new production hall.

2005

IFS (International Food Standard) certification from SGS.

2010

Aldia becomes part of the Zeelandia group, a family owned company specialized in the production and commercialization of bakery ingredients. 

2017

Export to more than 60 countries worldwide.

1927

The Thienpont family starts with the processing of fruits from own orchards on syrup and water into tin packaging. ‘Aldenardia’ is born.

1945

In search of more added value, our company starts to process a wide variety of fruits into jams, mainly for the local institutional market..

1967

Investment in a new line to pack jams into portions. We are the first Belgian company to engage in this activity. 

1978

The third generation of the family Thienpondt enters the company.

1980

We move to a new production location to sustain our continuous growth.

1985

Aldia starts with export activities and changes its name Aldenardia, into Aldia.

1987

Aldia obtains a patent valid worldwide for the aseptic production of fruit fillings with pieces, enabling a production without preservative. 

2000

Aldia expands its production capacity with a new production hall.

2005

IFS (International Food Standard) certification from SGS.

2010

Aldia becomes part of the Zeelandia group, a family owned company specialized in the production and commercialization of bakery ingredients. 

2017

Export to more than 60 countries worldwide.

1927

The Thienpont family starts with the processing of fruits from own orchards on syrup and water into tin packaging. ‘Aldenardia’ is born.

1945

In search of more added value, our company starts to process a wide variety of fruits into jams, mainly for the local institutional market..

1967

Investment in a new line to pack jams into portions. We are the first Belgian company to engage in this activity. 

1978

The third generation of the family Thienpondt enters the company.

1980

We move to a new production location to sustain our continuous growth.

1985

Aldia starts with export activities and changes its name Aldenardia, into Aldia.

1987

Aldia obtains a patent valid worldwide for the aseptic production of fruit fillings with pieces, enabling a production without preservative. 

2000

Aldia expands its production capacity with a new production hall.

2005

IFS (International Food Standard) certification from SGS.

2010

Aldia becomes part of the Zeelandia group, a family owned company specialized in the production and commercialization of bakery ingredients. 

2017

Export to more than 60 countries worldwide.