Histoire

CEPASCO – GRINDING SPICES SINCE 1876

For nearly 140 years, five generations have run this family business and have made CEPASCO a major specialist in the world of spices. Quality products and an unrivalled expertise in the market have today made this company internationally renowned.

note histoire

2018

Antoine ESPIG has been travelling all over the word for you !

Antoine Espig, our new brand for foodservice, aims to provide high-quality spices.

2018
2015

2015

SPIGOL® GETS A NEW LOOK!

A new graphical identity for the GMS range for more transparent quality! The company also continues to develop in France and internationally.

2012

ESPIG®, PROFESSIONALLY-RECOGNISED EXPERT BRAND!

Espig® strengthens its position as the leading brand for restaurant professionals thanks to product quality together with the variety of products (more than 1000) and packaging offered. A new Espig® logo to convey the brand’s elegance and product quality as well as tying it back to its history.

2011-2012

BOTTLES ARRIVE!

Cepasco diversifies its business by mass marketing jars, enabling it to provide quality products accessible to all. A hundred bottles products are added to the range of packets and blister packs.

2011

1992-2009

1992-2009

CEPASCO THINKS BIG!

The company moves to Gémenos, in the heart of Provence, and acquires equipment allowing it to enhance product quality. Cepasco obtains IFS certification for the first time. This certificate is issued to companies providing healthy products to consumers, complying with food safety and meeting a number of hygiene requirements.

1962

The family settled in Marseille due to its port and a new company was created: CEPASCO (Centrale des Epices Assaisonnements et Condiments).

1962
1933

1933

SPIGOL, A FAMILY BUSINESS

Frédéric, with his 4 children, created the «Espig Facilities», and distributed the Spigol® all around the Mediterranean Sea.

1899

THE SPIGOL®!

Frédéric took over from his father and developed a new mix called Spigol®, a combination of 3% of saffron and highly valued spices for enhancing the flavours and colours of paëlla.

1899
1876

1876

LET’S START THE ADVENTURE !

Antoine Espig, from Spain, decided to set up shop in Algiers and to sell Spanishgrown saffron.