Creating your own cookie factory: support at every stage

You want to create your own cookie factory or develop a new product? The CTCPA, Technical Center for the Conservation of Agricultural Products, is the partner of your cereal and sweet products development! Our team of experts in cereal products does everything possible to offer you a tailor-made support.


R&D products : you want to create an artisanal cookie factory or launch a new product?

We start by discussing the desired support according to the progress of the project. Then we propose you :


Regulations and market trends

Do you need to bring your products into regulatory compliance or adapt them to market trends? We can help you in :

  • Implementing a plan to analyze and reduce acrylamide in your products to meet the new regulation applicable since April 11, 2018.
  • Your approach to manufacturing clean label and "free" products.



Industrialization of your recipes

Need toindustrialize your recipes? We help you to :


  • Definition of the material specifications.
  • The search for suppliers and equipment manufacturers.
  • Thepurchase of the material
  • To industrial transfer.

Cooking of your products

You wish to better understand the operation of your continuous furnaces?
We propose to carry out an audit by a multidisciplinary team: CTCPA/CETIAT

  • We write a report with all the punctual measurements in the form of energy, aeraulic and power balances.
  • We analyze your maps
  • We provide you with recommendations for furnace settings and energy optimization, with investment advice if necessary.

This action can be financed byADEME.



Product quality

You want to improve the quality of a finished product? We can carry out :


  • A line audit over 1 or 2 days with your quality or R&D department.
  • A 1 or 2 days training with your quality and/or R&D department and your production agents.
  • A service to define the type of packaging.
  • A product reformulation service.

Cookie test

You are a breeder and wish to qualify your wheat variety?

We are setting up a test recognized by the Permanent Technical Committee for the Selection of Cultivated Plants (CTPS), for the registration of new varieties in the cookie wheat category.

The test is performed on a laminated dough of the snack type, with constant hydration.

We have been performing an average of 45 cookie tests per year for the past 20 years.


Learn more about the cookie test.



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