Janod stands the test of time

Janod is a French brand specialising in the manufacture/creation of traditional toys and games from wood and cardboard. It has stood the test of time by adapting to the needs of children discovering its toys for the first time, and the memories of their parents who have grown up with them.

1970 How Janod started

Louis Janod began the Janod business in Orgelet. The company’s activities focused on the creation and sale of traditional wooden toys (including spinning tops, yo-yos, and skittles).

2004 Taking off internationally

The JURATOYS group was created and the company began to develop internationally.

2006 Birth of the Caramel horse

The mythical rocking horse Caramel was born, and has never left the collection since!

2008 Card is a hit across the board!

Janod expanded its product range by introducing cardboard products such as the puzzles, and creating one of its wooden bestsellers: The Magnetic World Puzzle

2009 Janod spruces itself up

A new visual identity emerged: red became the Janod colour. The little white rabbit on a red background became the brand logo.

2010 Make some music!

The Confetti range was launched to the delight of young music lovers!

2015 Workshops

The company introduced “Janod Workshops”, a range of arts and crafts toys for 4-12 year olds. Over twenty are now available with various themes.

2016 Janod on the podium

The Janod brand was voted the 3rd most popular brand among mothers for baby and toddler toys.*LSA, MOM Online Study, May 2016

2017 A win for the Baby Forest Faun

The Baby Forest faun was voted mothers’ favourite learning toy as part of the Mother’s Voice Consumer Award at the “Kind & Jugend” trade fair in Cologne.

Like the brand and its products, the company grows every year and contributes to maintaining a dynamic centre for economic activity in the Jura.

Today, 75 people contribute to making children’s eyes shine bright with joy.