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Didden's World

The family sage in 8 key years

1925

 

Creation of the House Didden around the famous family mustard

 

Jean-François Didden

It is in 1925 that Jean-François starts to produce mustard following the recipe that is highly liked by his family.
It is then that he created the House Didden. Together with his two sons, François and Théodore, he sells the mustard by going door to door with his horse to share his passion for taste.

1930

 

Gherkins, onions, pickles: the House grows rapidly and starts to offer other condiments

 

Old picture of the Didden factory

The incomparable taste and texture of the Didden Mustard, makes from Didden the Belgian reference. Very quickly, it offers other condiments such as gherkins, onions and pickles. Fresh, refined and selected with taste and care following the expertise and requirements of the House, the Didden products are immediately a pledge of quality in the eyes of connoisseurs.

1958

 

Launch of the authentic Grand-Mère mayonnaise for the Brussels World's Fair

 

Old jars

Very attached to his country and heritage, Pierre Didden, already the third generation, launches the authentic Grand-Mère mayonnaise for the Brussels World's Fair. It is nowadays still made like in the olden days, with a handmixer.

1960

 

The House extends its range for the happiness of the taste buds

 

Due to the success of the Grand-Mère Mayonnaise, Pierre Didden decides to launch other variants of cold sauces. A few years later, he decided to launch a range of warm sauces.

1986

 

Didden embarks on the art of confit

 

Confits

The creative passion of the House pushes Pierre Didden to embark in the art of the confit. It's an ancestral accompaniment, brillantly brought up to date, which is the centerpiece of Didden for thirty-five years. Didden is the only one to have such mastery in Belgium.

2006

 

Michèle Didden, fourth generation, takes over the company

 

Picture of Michèle Didden

It is in the heart of Brussels that Michèle Didden perpetuates a family heritage, rich of four generations: the passion for gourmet and creative cuisine

2012

 

Didden launches a range of Dressings

 

Dressings

Thanks to the creative passion of Michèle Didden, Didden launches a new range of Dressings.
The dressings add some sunshine, something that is a bit missing in Belgium, to your dishes and your salads.

2019

 

Didden continues to sublimate dishes

 

Today, Didden continues to combine heritage and modernity by imaging the most surprising associations of flavors while remaining authentic and faithful to the values that are dear to it.
Concerned about the health and well-being of its gastronomes, the House Didden is committed to offer authentic culinary creations for a healthy pleasure and a multisensory experience.

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