Research & Development expertise

Working with our teams dedicated to applications, our R & D department is constantly in line with consumer trends thanks to its technical expertise and market knowledge, therefore helping to anticipate consumer needs.
Your satisfaction is our priority; that is why we guarantee a close working relationship for the collaborate development of high performance solutions.
 

 « SCIENCE PARK™ », Centre of excellence

In 2011, we opened “SCIENCE PARK™”, in France: a biosciences centre of excellence designed for innovation, bringing together both analytical and sensorial laboratories, a pilot plant and application labs. Engineers, Research & Development technicians and researchers use these facilities as part of a global network to develop high performance sensorial and nutritional solutions adapted to your needs.     

 
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Three pillars

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Application Developpement

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Science Platforms

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Product Technology

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  • Specialist application centres in each zone around the world
  • A culinary centre in France with expertise in recipe development
  • A colour application centre in the UK
 
  • A global network bringing the best knowledge back to our Science Hub
 
  • World class laboratory and pilot plant facilities coupled with agronomy and sourcing expertise

 

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Core competencies

 

Key figures

Customised solutions
Product characterisation
Collaborative innovation
Naturally-sources actives
CUSTOMISED SOLUTIONS PRODUCT CHARACTERISATION COLLABORATIVE INNOVATION PRODUCTION OF
NATURALLY-SOURCED ACTIVES
 
  • 15% employees in R&D
  • 9 R& D centres in 5 continents
  • 5 science platforms : taste, texture, colour, Health/ Nutrition, food protection
  • 80% of projects executed in partnership frameworks
  • 50 projects in the innovation pipe
  • 300 customer briefs delivered per year