NIZO is world leading in contract research for better food and health. We operate one of the most advanced R&D centres in the world and bring the latest food technologies to life in our food grade processing centre. We focus on the development and applications of innovations for the global food and health industry.
Our customers value their gains in product quality, sustainability, cost effectiveness and speed to market. We are continuously looking for new ways of improving food products, and at the same time quality of life. NIZO is a private and independent contract research and manufacturing company, with headquarters in Ede, the Netherlands.
Are you looking for protein ingredients that excel in taste, stability, health and will ensure cost reduction? Are you exploring new opportunities in dairy proteins, plant proteins, or blends of these proteins? At NIZO we know how to influence dairy, plant, and animal protein behavior and its functionality in complex food products. From extraction to large scale production in your or our food grade processing centre.
With decades of experience and independent research, NIZO has become world leading in food and ingredient innovations based on lactic acid bacteria expertise. NIZO has expertise in all aspects of (lactic acid) bacteria, e.g. optimisation and up-scaling of fermentations, processing, identification of new probiotics, nutritional modulation of gut health and immunity, microbiota profiling in health and disease, and food-safety.
Reducing costs and improving product quality, while guaranteeing food safety is one of the key areas at NIZO. We help food, dairy and ingredients companies to optimise their existing production processes, design new production processes or look for alternative applications for waste streams. This is based on our expert knowledge about process-product interactions during heat treatment, evaporation, spray drying, membrane separation.
From process development to small scale productions, at our processing centre - Europe's largest pilot plant - we can help you speed up your market introductions without investment risks, and produce your specialty ingredients without interrupting your regular process.
How can we help you innovate? Do you need help on taste, flavour, texture, health, food safety or processing? Contact us and let's reduce costs and innovate together!