Key dates


Alphonse Archambeau, an artisan butcher from the Verviers region, was joined by his two sons to develop his charcuterie business.


Implementation of the first 250 m² production workshop at Ensival.


The company’s growth enabled it to build and move into a modern 800 m² building in the Petit-Rechain industrial zone.


In full expansion, the company increases the surface area of its building to 2,800 m².


The company invests in consumer-portion packaging with the installation of its first pre-slicing line.


Integration of Briquemont, located in Sainte Marie-Sur-Semois, which specializes in the manufacture of dry sausages.


Integration of D’Argifral into the Gephuras group (formerly Locks International nv)


The latest additions bring the surface area of the Petit-Rechain building to +/- 7. 000 m², making it a state-of-the-art facility in terms of both production technologies and energy management.


In the hands of the Archambeau family for three generations, the management of the company is entrusted to Philippe Van Damme, already Chairman of the Board for 10 years.


Philippe Van Damme’s son and board member Antoine joins the family business.

Panneaux Photovoltaiques

333 photovoltaic panels have been installed on part of the roof and on a metal structure over the parking lots and loading and unloading bays.

We produce 20% of our annual consumption independently.


Integration of Oliver Food, a company specializing in the preparation of delicatessen dishes.

Our team


Le Bocage is first and foremost a family business.
72 people make up this big family, and their motivation and dedication have made the company what it is today.

Our team


What represents us

Our Values

100% Belgian

We work closely with suppliers of 100% Belgian pigs. Our poultry charcuteries come from a 100% Belgian, high quality breeding program.

Local ingredients

Our ingredients are carefully selected and, whenever possible, sourced from local producers. The milk used in our products comes from a local farm.

Respect for the environment

Our production sites are growing fast, always respecting the environment and meeting quality standards.

Consumer demand

The evolution of our production tools enables us to offer a vast assortment of products in packaging that meets consumer expectations.


IFS certification for our two production sites.

Numerous stringent self-controls ensure that our processes and food safety exceed legal requirements.

Saucisson, Collier and Pipe d’Ardenne, our Ardenne products benefit from this ” IGP ” label.