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backaldrin AT 2016 OLYMPICS in Rio de JaneirO

23. April 2015

Thanks to the international success of a family-owned company from Asten, guests and athletes at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro will be able to enjoy crusty Kornspitz® as well as freshly baked bread and rolls from Austria..

Following on from major sporting events in London and Sochi, backaldrin The Kornspitz Company will also be lining up at the 2016 Olympics in Brazil. As with the 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia, the family-owned company will be in Rio de Janeiro to serve guests and athletes with their crusty Kornspitz® , as well as freshly baked bread and rolls in the Austria-House. What's more, a backaldrin bakery will be set up on site.

backaldrin is Austria's leading producer of baking ingredients and operates successfully in more than 100 countries across the globe. The family-run company was founded in 1964 and produces more than 600 baking ingredients for bread, rolls and pastries. backaldrin products are exported all over the world from the company headquarters in Asten, Upper Austria. People in 71 countries eat 4.5 million Kornspitz® every single day, making this granary roll the firm's export hit.

A second production site opened in Jordan in 2006 in order to supply the Middle East and many countries in Africa. backaldrin employs around 780 staff worldwide and is represented by subsidiaries and branch offices in 15 countries. Exports account for over 80%.