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Since 1979, BROVER is the leading professional French brand of canned ingredients and dried fruits for Bakery & Pastry.
BROVER means choosing a leading professional brand on the upmarket segment, with fruits selected to be able to meet the high requirements of French pastry making.
BROVER's two core values are a commitment to high quality and a bespoke product line.
The art of pastry is a perfect combination of precision, meticulousness and discipline, alongside creativity, sensitivity and imagination. Each day, we seek to imbue our products with this blend of demandingness, expertise and freedom, so that the BROVER brand name will remain our ongoing pledge of customer satisfaction.
A specialist in tinned fruits for pastry, BROVER has gradually diversified its business, now offering a broad range of ingredients for baked goods and pastries, including fruit fillings, honey, but also snack foods like pizza sauce, olives or pickles, as well as dried fruits for Viennese pastries and speciality breads or candied fruits.
BROVER is distributed throughout France by a network of more than 200 specialized wholesalers, as well as in close to 40 other countries via importers of fine foods.
Perfect knowledge and mastery of our products, selected from the best possible sources based on harvesting conditions, to be able to offer our artisan and industrial clients a broad range suited to their needs, with products of impeccable quality and homogeneity.
Our fruits in syrup are made once a year at the time of the campaigns when the fresh fruits are harvested. The production and preservation then go through strict processes to obtain a pastry quality.
The baked goods/pastry niche demands a very high quality of product, which is why the raw materials we select must meet the criteria sought by our artisan clients: uniform sizes, appearance, cuts, colours, firmness, texture and more.
This selection entails stricter tolerance thresholds applied by our suppliers, with a higher percentage of raw materials being rejected as non-compliant.
Our baking apricots, from 3 varieties, are sized and unpeeled to preserve their natural appearance and aroma, but also promote their handling.
Our apricots are available in 4250 ml, 2650 ml, 850 ml and 2125 ml (arranged in crown by hand) tins.
Rigourosly selected with our partner in Morocco, our BROVER pastry apricot, Clean Label, is unpeeled to preserve its natural aspect and flavor but also to favor its handling and holding. Perfectly sized, each apricot is afterwards carefully handcut (in half then in quarty) to guarantee a fruit with an amazing homogeneity without any wrong cut.
Our apricot quarters are available in 850 ml and 2650 ml tins.
The "Tuono" type is a sweet almond without any bitterness. Close engouh to the almond from Provence, this type is a little oily and suits for transformation or tasting just as it is. Our supplier is producer and works also with several cooperatives in the Riesi region in Sicily. The almond is one of the symbol fruit of this island.
The almonds are harvested in August from the moment where the almond's husk is opened and the shell has dried under the sun.
Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia.
Engraulis encrasicolus anchovy fillets are salted, pressed and matured. The spine is completely removed and there are virtually no bones left in the fillets.
Whole artichoke hearts in a classic Italian recipe in oil (carciofini).
The artichoke is a typical vegetable from the Mediterranean area found in multiple applications in various regional recipes. To prepare its recipes BROVER only uses Italian artichokes of the thorny type which come from Puglia, processed on a seasonal basis as soon as they are picked. The hearts are small, tender and preserved in sunflower oil.
Each 780 g can contains an average of 16 hearts.
Our goji berries come from China in the region of Ningxia. 1,600 ha of goji are cultivated in the rigorous respect of international standards for an optimum quality of berries. For more than 30 years, our supplier has been getting involved in the product’s quality and innovation to answer our customers needs.
Goji berries are relatively small, and orange or even pinkish in colour, with a slightly sweet/tart taste. This fruit's flavours are perfectly suitable for mixing with other dried fruits. The goji is a superfruit that owes its worldwide reputation for decades past to its unique and exceptional nutritional properties. A singular combination of nutrients and polysaccharides makes the berry one of the best antioxidants around. Goji berries are full of vitamins, minerals, micronutrients and amino acids - a concentrated dose of life!
Pitted bigarreau cherries in light syrup, 850 ml, 1700 ml or 4250 ml
Our capers come from Morocco.
With their bittersweet taste, our BROVER caper berries, fruits from the caper tree, are a plump, surprising and delicious alternative to capers!
The Amarena cherry is a small bitter dark colored Italian cherry grown in Bologna and Modena.
Whole de-stemmed pitted BROVER Amarena cherries are candied in a heavy syrup. The fruit is very dark, shiny and extremely fragrant. It is the perfect cherry in pastry use (black forest, ice cream compositions...). Our Amarena are certified kosher.
Whole pitted amarena cherries in heavy syrup, 883 ml or 2700 ml.
BROVER's North Star cherries are 100% natural, with no added colouring. They are larger and sweeter on the palette than morellos.
Button mushroom pieces and stems, 850 ml or 4250 ml
Ready to use fruits cocktail in syrup with peaches, pears, pineapples, grapes and cherries.
Available in 850 ml, 2650 ml or 4250 ml tins.
Lettuce hearts from Spain, the perfect product for the pizzas "di Scarola".
Whole hearts of palm, premium quality, grown and transformed in the Noth-East of Peru, region covered by the Amazonian rainforest. The cooperative gathers more than 95 local farmers who supply daily the production line. When the palm tree is ready, it is trimed right in the field in 70 cm stems. The detached palm leaves and bark stay at the bottom of the tree as compost. The palm tree will grow again and give new branches which may be cut 18 months later. This process can last to 25 years per tree. The cut is done by step to keep only the tender, non fibrous part. The good part and the stem, the most flexible, will be held for the hearts. As for the meristem ("manzana"), the filled part, it will be use for by-products.
The BROVER hearts of palm have a great homogeneity : non conical stems, no "fibrous" heart (hard to cut). They show a beautiful white color, a balanced taste and high-quality. Their particularity : a thin diameter (8 to 12 heart par 850 ml can).
BROVER Prunes Cream (« Corin ») in 12 kg tub.
BROVER's PET jar, a 2400 ml plastic jar with a screw-top lid, has all the advantages of a glass jar but without the risk of breakage. Easy to store and boasts a 3 year shelf life thanks to its innovative plastic that also enables pasteurization.
Cranberries are produced in North America. They are used more and more in bakery and pastry recipes.
The great North American cranberry, known for its antioxidant qualities, without additives or colouring agents. A tart taste that will give your speciality breads and Viennese pastries a touch of originality.
Brover proposes half-dried ready-to-use fruits.
A great classic in our line of fillings, BROVER Lemon Cream is reinvented in a new recipe with no E171 coloring and no modified starch.
A lemon filling ready-to-use with a beautiful natural color and which can be used hot or cold, stable oven and freezing, for a lot of applications (to garnish pie crusts, to fill biscuits or muffins, ganaches, to flavor cream…).
Available in 6 kg tub.
BROVER's diced dried fruits are cut "bakery style" in an irregular cut that gives them the charm of an artisan appearance. Delicious, soft fruit cubes to slip into the mixture for your speciality breads and rolls.
BROVER fruit fillings in tubs contain 90% fruits, with the taste, color and texture of the fruit in a ready-made product.
Cubed pears, cubed apples, apple pieces to give free rein to tasty recipes : simply adapt recipes without changing the process, just the flavor. Feel the BROVER fruit filling experience!
BROVER fruit fillings in 2650 ml tin contain a minimum of 70% fruits, with the taste, color and texture of the fruit in a ready-made product.
9 flavors to give free rein to tasty recipes : simply adapt recipes without changing the process, just the flavor. Feel the BROVER fruit filling experience!
Frita is a typically Mediterranean dish with a vegetable base, primarily sweet peppers and tomatoes.
BROVER's Frita is a fairly thick preparation with large, crunchy chunks of vegetables, with a base of fresh tomatoes that are selected, washed, trimmed, peeled and seeded, along with peeled onions and washed, seeded and trimmed red peppers. All of this is then cooked with added herbs and spices. Bakers mainly use it as stuffing for delicious Frita turnovers (using puff pastry or shortcrust pastry), also known as Cocas.
It can also be used as a sauce for a frita and anchovy pizza, for example.
Available in 850 ml and 4250 ml.
The orange peels are obtained by a mechanical knife peeling. The whole peel is preserved, which ensure the presence of essential oils and aromatic essences of the superficial layer, guaranteeing the typical taste of citrus fruit. The homogeneity of strips is refined by cutting after confection. They are arranged by hand in the trays.
Our candied orange peel strips are perfect in pastry to decorate or perfume a preparation and they turn into delicious « orangettes » when coated with chocolate.
An assortment of candied fruits in a 500 g tray for pastry decoration, consisting of whole candied fruits, bigarreau cherries, slices and strips. A "must have" to decorate the traditional French Kings' Cake for Epiphany, but also a source of creativity to give color and relief to a pastry (brioche, cheese cake ...). An ideal size for artisans wishing to discover the world of candied fruits with a complete turnkey product or for occasional users. The tray can also feed your direct sales to the individual.
Superb lemon and orange jelly slices to decorate your pastries (lemon tarts ...): soft texture and smooth fruit flavour.
Very fragrant slices with a thickness of 8 mm packed in boxes of 2 kg. Their size allows them to be cut under your own way.
Keep in cool place. After opening, keep refrigerated and consume quickly.
BROVER is offering a complete range of Mediterranean dried fruits through our BROUSSE dried fruits.
Deglet Nour dates from Algeria or Tunisia, dried figs and dried apricots from Turkey as well as dried mini figs from Spain.
Completely new in France, it is a variety of small teardrop-shaped red peppers, with a sweet-and-sour taste, unique because of its bright red colour and size.
Enhance your dishes with a unique, colorful, gourmet ingredient.
This small vegetable comes from the Peruvian Amazon rainforest and will sublimate your salads, sandwiches or pizza toppings. Only one 850 ml can contains more than 200 drops!
To go further in creativity this ingredient can create, our sweet peppers drops are now available in "yellow" color. This same type of pepper with the shape of drops, a bittersweet taste, unique with its small size, and the shiny color of the sun.
Chia (Salvia hispanica) is a herbaceous plant from the sage family originating in Mexico. It has been cultivated for its edible seeds since the pre-Columbian era. Since the late 1990s, these seeds have attracted the attention of nutritionists for their high levels of Omega-3 fatty acids.
Chia seeds provide a good source of calcium and phosphorus, as well as dietary fibre and manganese. They also have excellent antioxidant powers, thanks to their polyphenols.
The sour cherry (or griotte cherry) is the fruit of the sour cherry tree, fleshy and bright red, with a soft and acidulous flesh, a feature that heads most often this fruit towards the manufacture of pastries.
Whole de-stemmed pitted sour cherries in syrup in a 1L glass jar, made in Netherlands. A standard pastry product with a "clean label" stamped recipe, meaning guaranteed without coloring or additives, in a 1L glass jar with an "easy opening" lid, which requires only 25% of the pressure usually needed to open a jar.
Whole de-stemmed pitted sour cherries without coloring in syrup in a 1L glass jar, made in France (Haut-Rhin). A premium product 100% dedicated to professional pastry making.
Peeled kiwi slices in syrup (New Zealand), 850 ml
Whole sized, peeled and pitted lychees in light syrup, 580 ml (Vietnam)
Superior quality peeled Satsuma mandarin segments in light syrup, large size.
Available in 850 ml and 2650 ml tins.
Peeled Alphonso mango slices in heavy syrup (India), 850 ml
Organic salad mix 3kg:
30% pine nuts, 30% pumpkin seeds, 25% raisins, 15% walnuts.
100% pure and natural flower honey with a light amber colour, sweet and highly liquid. Guaranteed without honey of Chinese origin, no additives, no preservatives, no added sugars (contains naturally present sugars), filtered and pasteurized for professional use.
Available in 5 kg tub, 1 kg recyclable plastic jar, and also in a 500 g squeeze bottle, a supple, ergonomic anti-drop format that makes it easy to work with honey.
Tiny fruits to use in your recipes or as decoration.
Mirabelle is a small round golden plum with a sweet and juicy flesh and a delicate taste, symbol of Lorraine (North Eastern France).
BROVER whole pitted mirabelle plums for pastry are made with mirabelle plums from unified cooperatives located in the heart of Lorraine (France), bringing together more than 200 producers in 1,000 hectares of orchards. The quality and origin of the fruit are certified by the PGI "Mirabelles de Lorraine".
BROVER expands its Antipasti range with a quality preparation, full of flavor and highly prized by gourmets : Caramelized onions.
A delicious preparation ready to use made with chopped fresh onions, caramelized through a long boiling process at a low temperature: a fantastic ingredient which gives an original sweet touch for sandwiches (burgers, paninis…). It is also used for pizza topping or for the preparation of onions and cheese tarts.
Its soft and sweet savour will perfectly marry with meats (hot or cold), cheeses (especially goat cheese or blue cheese), but also with terrines.
BROVER caramelized onions have a long shelf life of 4 years.
Pre-peeled and chopped onions prepared with the greatest of care... to save you time when making your flatbreads, quiches and pizzas.
This BROVER BiB (Bag in Box) is made with different varieties of high quality fresh onions. Once cut up, the onions are fried in virgin olive oil, then pasteurized and packed in high barrier heat-sealed pouches. In this way, the fried onions are ready to use, with optimized handling of the product, easy storage and reduced waste once the pouch is empty.
BROVER's Greek style black olives have thin, wrinkled skin with a very pronounced Mediterranean flavour.
This line comprises three products: whole olives with pits, whole pitted olives and chopped olives. Each comes in original 2-in-1 packaging: 2x2 kg vacuum-sealed freshness pouches inside a 4 kg resealable, stackable plastic tub, for better hygiene and conservation during storage.
Chopped olives are the perfect product for preparing olive bread: all the flavour of Greek style olives at an affordable price per kg with simplified visual checks for any remaining pits.
Available in 5 kg tub, BROVER 23% almond paste exists in white, green or pink and meets the criteria of delicacy and flexibility expected by the professionals to realize any type of decoration, dressing, modeling, filling...
Seedless fig paste, 15 kg
The Yellow Cling peach is marked by an orange-yellow color and a high content in juice.
BROVER's peaches ripen in sunny orchards in the Northern Greece. Our Yellow Cling peaches are sized and peeled then de-stemmed by twisting, a technique that yields much more attractive plump peach halves. Production lines of our partner in Greece consist of modern stainless steel mechanical equipment capable of processing 20-25 tons/hour peaches.
Juicy tomato cherries in small size (less than 30 mm), preserved in a sweet-and-sour juice.
Very economical, these small tomatoes will bring a beautiful ruby colour to your salads or dishes.
Enhance your recipes with an original ingredient signed BROVER!
BROVER's Pizzata is a ready to use pizza sauce with a base of partially reduced tomato purée, tomato pulp, onions and vegetable oil. There's nothing you need to add to the sauce: BROVER has done the cooking for you! With BROVER Pizzata, everything is ready, to save you time when preparing your pan pizzas in the bakery.
Melts in your mouth... That's the phrase that best describes BROVER's Williams pears for pastry from Italy, a reference when it comes to top quality pears.
Calibration into integrated cooperatives, management of maturation in refrigerated rooms, they are then peeled and cut mechanically to ensure perfect uniformity of our baking pears, tin after tin.
The baking pear is the star of BROVER's Pastry line, thanks to solid partnerships established with our Italian suppliers, one of which is the No. 1 fruit processing company in Europe.
Williams pear halves coated in caramel, 850 ml
A flavourful Italian style preparation made with fresh whole red and yellow sweet peppers. The peppers are cored, peeled and grilled using a natural process. They are then preserved in sunflower oil, mildly flavoured with wine vinegar. A few seeds are left in for a homemade touch. From Italy.
The percentage represents the total percentage of dry matter.
The Damson plum is a big oblong purple plum with a sweet and acidulous dark golden yellow flesh, especially prevalent in the North East of France, Germany, Austria and Luxembourg.
Whole pitted Damson plums for pastry made with fruits grown in France, in the heart of the Lorraine region. Of superior quality, they hold perfectly in cooking.
100% natural colorant, no preservatives.
Quinoa is a traditional plant cultivated for over 5,000 years in the highlands of South America. Despite appearances, it is not a cereal. Quinoa seed has exceptional nutritional benefits. Quinoa is rich in iron and proteins and contains all the essential amino acids, like soybeans.
Our quinoa is cultivated at high altitude, in Cajamarca (Andes, northern Peru) and Puno (city near Lake Titicaca). We work indeed with local producers who cultivate between 3,000 and 4,000 m altitude. The main harvest takes place between the months of May and June, but some producers having access to water all year round offer a second crop in October.
BROVER Australian raisins are yellow, round and fleshy, qualities that stem from sun-drying the fruit, with no sulphur treatments applied.
The BROVER South African Golden sultanas are harvested in South Africa in February and is coming from the Thompson grape type, a white grape variety. Treated not to turn brown and keep its beautiful light color from yellow to amber, this sultana is very fruity with a slightly sour taste.
The BROVER South African Golden sultanas are premium quality and medium size. It is guaranteed without any palm oil: we use sunflower oil to avoid that the grains stick together.
The Golden sultanas are a good way to stand out to enhance the handmade production of a viennoiserie because it is not used in industry.
Raisins are concentrated packages of ready to eat energy, thanks to their rapidly absorbable sugar content. The sultanas is a grape variety seedless with a softly sweet taste, brown color, that represents 95% of the world’s production.
The region of Manisa, at the East of Turkey is the cradle of Sultanine raisins plantations. For many years, we have been keeping a trusty collaboration with our suppliers and we control entirely the sector. Raisins are hand-harvested from middle August to middle September. Once dried under the sun, raisins are mechanically sorted in order remove all foreign bodies.
Raisins are concentrated packages of ready to eat energy, thanks to their rapidly absorbable sugar content. The sultanas is a grape variety seedless with a softly sweet taste, brown color, that represents 95% of the world’s production.
The region of Manisa, at the East of Turkey is the cradle of Sultanine raisins plantations. Each year, between 350 and 450 000 tons of raisins are produced. For many years, we have been keeping a trusty collaboration with our suppliers and we control entirely the sector. Raisins are hand-harvested from middle August to middle September. Once dried under the sun, raisins are mechanically sorted in order remove all foreign bodies.
The packaging in plastic tray ensures that, whatever the load on top of the tray, the raisins are not crushed.
"Reine Claude" plum halves in light syrup 2650 ml
The BROVER salmon in brine is an Altantic natural salmon in recooked pieces. it has been raised in Chili, one of the biggest aquaculture country in the world, then packed in Ecuador.
The Atlantic salmon is well known for its combativeness and its flavored pink flesh. It constitues more than 90% of the farming salmon market. Fishes are caught then filleted in lands before being frozen. Then the pieces are cooked in thermowelded and sterilized pouches.
The advantages of a pouch packaging are plenty: quickness to open, easy to use, no risk to be cut or broken, easy to store (ambient) and reduce of waste. It has also a long use-by-date.
An Italian ready-to-use gourmet preparation with sundried tomatoes that will bring originality and southern flavors to your paninis, sandwiches, bagels or bruschetta... Let's spread it without restraint instead of butter for example. The new perfect ingredient for your summer snacking offer!
A classic masterpiece of Italian gastronomy.
A ready-to-use gluten free preparation made from Genoese basil with an intense flavor, pecorino cheese (sheep's cheese), cashews, pine nuts, oil and garlic that will bring originality and Italian tradition to your paninis, sandwiches, bagels or bruschetta ... Usable cold or hot: apply and spread without moderation!
A creamy dark green pesto, with the characteristic taste of basil.
These 2 products are available in 900 g capped plastic jar with lid: unbreakable and recyclable. Oil can rise to the surface, this is normal: we recommend to stir well before use.
Skipjack tuna is the most commonly fished species of tuna in the world and the 3rd most fished species of fish after the anchovy and the Alaska pollock. It is a species which is not heavier than 30 kg and found in the oceans.
The BROVER natural tuna piece don't have any preservatives, fishbone, scale, skin and red muscle. They are put in brine then packed in a sealed bag. A sterilization process is applied afterwards. Contrary to the crumbs, which are mostly composed of defaults of fish preparation from production lines, the pieces have less water which make them heavy and show an optimized net weight.
Harvested in the countryside from August to September, The BROVER tomatoes are brought to the factory a few hours after the harvest. The choice of fruits is essential because the structure and taste of the fresh tomato which give its quality to the sauce. Once peeled, tomatoes are mashed and concentrated by evaporation. The concentration is measured in brix, which is equivalent to dried matter. Fresh tomato has a natural brix from 5 to 6 and may be concentrated until 30 brix. Consistency, color and acidity are controlled to obtain a product perfectly fitted to professional requirements.
BROVER's BiBs are convenient: they are fast and easy to open, there is no risk of cuts or injury, they are easy to store, they produce limited waste and they are easy to handle. The very brief pasteurization process preserves the texture and taste of the fresh tomatoes.
BROVER's sun-dried tomatoes in oil are an Italian speciality with a typically Mediterranean flavour. Picked when nice and ripe, the tomatoes are then cut in half and exposed to the heat of the southern sun until they are perfectly dried. They are then preserved in an aromatic oil, making them the perfect ingredient to add a touch of the Mediterranean to your salads and sandwiches. From Italy.
Italian speciality with a Mediterranean flavour, our sun-dried tomatoes in oil are also available in 10x10 mm cubes ready-to-use. 850 ml can: net weight 800 g. From Italy.
Our Italian partner allows BROVER to benefit by its family know-how for its grilled sliced eggplants in oil.
Some fresh eggplants cut into slices and then grilled with their skin, seasoned and marinated in aromatic oil.
BROVER grilled sliced eggplants in oil have a long shelf life of 3 years. Each can has an easy-open system and a plastic lid to re-close and refrigerate it after using.
Sliced zucchinis, gently to trim a delicious springtime sandwich, but also topped bread rolls, pizzas and vegetable quiches. From Italy.
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