About Smedes Fine Food

The Batter Specialist

Smedes Food Production is a Dutch, family-owned company founded in 1972 and in The Netherlands, Smedes is the market leader in batter flour and batter mixes. For over 50 years, we have been developing and manufacturing top-quality products for the foodservice sector and food industry.

Smedes batter mix gives an irresistibly delicious crunch and is the foundation for the crispiest fish & chips but can also be used for many other dishes – from snacks and starters to main courses and desserts. 

We are passionate about batter and support the chefs and take away operators by sharing our expertise in batter mixes, coatings, and spice blends as well as offering advice and food inspiration.

Smedes Food Production in a nutshell

  • Producer of batter mixes for food professionals
  • Certified to IFS Higher Level certification
  • Fully automated production plant
  • Specialised in batters for industry
  • Currently exporting to Germany, Belgium, Ireland, UK, Norway, Belarus,  Israel & China
  • Production capacity: 10,000 tonnes per year
  • In-house R&D department
  • Professional cooking studio for fish & chicken frying workshops
  • Chef to chef advice

Customer focused training & workshops

We believe in supporting the end-users of our products and like to share our love for good food by passing on our expertise of the Dutch way of frying fish and chicken.

Smedes Fine Food is supporting the development of the industry

  • We are an “Associate Member” of the National Federation of Fish Friers in the United Kingdom - www.federationoffishfriers.co.uk

  • We work with the Bord Iascaigh Mhara's (BIM), the Seafood Development Agency in Ireland - www.bim.ie – offering a dedicated training course to fishmongers in Ireland.