French manufacturer of commercial equipment
Santos, created in 1954 by André Fouquet, manufactures commercial electrical equipment dedicated to bars, restaurants, juice bars, coffee shops... and offers four different product lines : Fresh Drinks, Bar, Food Preparation, Coffee.
Originally, the company was providing professionnal coffee grinders and cheese graters to small retailers. 65 years after the launch of the first products, Santos continues to grow and the R&D department develops new and innovative products based on our savoir-faire with respect to production of motors. This is one of the reasons why Santos products are reputed for their robustness and reliability.
Worldwide network and experience
Santos is now represented in more than 130 countries thanks to our network of resellers and importers who contribute to the success of our brand and products on their markets.
We participate in the most important tradeshows all over the world and develop our products to answer the needs of professionals in Europe, Asia, the Middle East, USA...
Quality, Standards, Service
The thousands of high quality appliances that are produced in our factory are in the accordance with the most stringent international regulations (UL, GS, NSF, KETI, GOST, etc ...) and can be adapted to all relevant voltages.
Besides developing high quality products, our goal is to provide the best possible commercial and after-sales services. We know that your satisfaction depends on our efficiency.
Made in France and Supply chain management
Offering high quality products 100% made in France has always been a priority for Santos. Since 1954, all our machines are designed and manufactured in our factory, in Lyon, and our network of suppliers is local.
Santos appliances are hand-made by operators that are responsible of the appliance from the beginning of the production to the final control (100 % tested after assembly). Our solid international experience allows us to be very flexible, we always keep a maximum of items in stock, and we are able to meet tight deadlines.
Innovation, Design, Eco-Conception
Year after year, we develop innovative appliances that are the result of our experience of the market since 1954, and we focus more and more on developping eco-friendly products, integrating green technologies, to meet the needs of our customers.
First company to launch a brushless motor in a blender, food-zone materials without bysphenol A, packaging in moulded cellulose...
Our numerous rewards attest the innovative character of our products: Host Smart Label, Grand Prix Sirha Innovation, Snacking d'Or, Gulfhost Innovation Awards, Trophée Valo Resto Pro®...
In an eco-friendly approach, we use recyclable materials, such as stainless steel and aluminum, in order to combine robustness and respect for the environment.
Also, our appliances are built to last thanks to their design and the quality of their materials. We supply all spare parts to our customers so that our products are durable and endlessly repairable.