About Bel Group

The Bel Group is the no.3 branded cheese company, worldwide, and is in the top 10 in every continent!


Bel’s business model is focused solely on branded cheese. Bel is the world specialist in single serving cheese portions.

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4 Bel brands figure among the world’s 12 leading cheese brands.

Manufacturing know‑how

Bel’s manufacturing facilities are unique. Because the Group adapts its equipment to produce its cheese portions.

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Bel has gained unparalleled manufacturing over the years, particularly in the field of miniaturization. Bel makes its cheeses at 27 production sites around the world, and applies the same stringent demands for food quality and safety everywhere. Across the globe, more than 8,000 people work for the Group’s manufacturing functions, contributing technical expertise, cheese moulding know-how and a strong sense of doing the job right.

Global and local roots

Bel’s inimitable brands appeal to families the world over. They are the most international brands to be found in the cheese sector.

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Bel’s core brands are sold in more than 120 countries and account for nearly 70% of the Group’s sales. Bel expanded into international markets very early on, with its first foreign subsidiary established in the UK in 1929, followed by Belgium in 1933.


Innovation comes second nature to Bel. The Group’s ability to innovate cuts across all areas of its activity.

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Apericube is the fruit of an manufacturing innovation – miniaturization. Only Bel knows how to produce those famous small cheese cubes designed for aperitif time.

Family business

A family Group founded in 1865. Bel is over 70%-owned by the family holding company, Unibel, and members of the Bel Fiévet family.


Family governance, a factor of confidence and strength highlights the contribution of Bel’s 10,800 employees, and encourages entrepreneurship, autonomy and development. Bel CEO Antoine Fiévet represents the fifth generation of family managers.


Bel places a corporate social responsibility at the heart of its growth strategy. The group has structured its CSR process around five key challenges.

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The group plans to meet its CSR targets through improvement commitments to its stakeholders, including consumers, employees, partners, suppliers and all of the communities where the group is present.