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Pirouline

Pirouline is a brand of rolled sweet wafer biscuit, made by the DeBeukelaer Corporation in the United States.

Contents

  • History 1
  • Production 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

History

The DeBeukelaer family started making biscuits in Belgium in 1860. Peter DeBeukelaer, a descendant of the original founders in Belgium, founded the DeBeukelaer Corporation in 1984, when he established a cookie factory in Madison, Mississippi.[1][2]

BAKING ROOTS

  • 1860 - Founded 1st Biscuit and Wafer company in Belgium
  • 1885 - Recognized at World Fair in Antwerp
  • 1888 - Started the DeBeukelaer Baking School
  • 1978 – The Pirouline Swirl becomes a licensed trademark of DBC Corporation
  • 1984 – Peter moves family to America to share his Heritage and begins producing Pirouline®
  • 1989 – Crème de Pirouline innovation introduced
  • 2007 – DBC opens state of the art production facility
  • 2008 – 100 calorie Crème de Pirouline Launched
  • 2009 – Launched 3.25 oz tin of Crème de Pirouline
  • 2010 – 4th generation baker joins the company.

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Production

Pirouline made its debut in 1984. A hollow rolled European style wafer with a trademark helical swirl, it was lined with chocolate.[1]

In 1987, the biscuit was filled with a chocolate hazelnut creme filling. Over the years, there have been many flavors of creme - French vanilla, strawberry, pumpkin spice, dulce de leche, and lemon.

The most popular Pirouline is a rolled toasted wafer lined with dark chocolate. The other variety, called "Creme de Pirouline," has the rolled wafer lined with a cream filling rather than chocolate (which comes in chocolate hazelnut, French vanilla, and double chocolate varieties).

Originally sold in a 14 oz tin, the chocolate lined biscuits are always sold in boxes, while the cream-filled are sold in cans.[4]

References

  1. ^ a b """Pirouline Cookies "Unwrapped. Jackson Hearst Television Inc. Retrieved 2011-06-16. 
  2. ^ "DeBeukelear: About Us". Retrieved 2011-06-16. 
  3. ^ http://pirouline.com/our-history/
  4. ^ "Great products from Peter de Beukelaer". 

External links

  • Company website
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