Tour 3: Innovative Technology

Thursday 20 October 2016

3.1 NIZO – Ede – Innovative technology applied to ingredients and products

3.2 FrieslandCampina Innovation – Wageningen – FrieslandCampina process and product development centre


3.1 NIZO food research – Ede NIZO1

Innovative technologies. Showing you the latest NIZO technologies in our state-of the-art labs and food grade processing center. With over 68 years’ experience in food and dairy we hope to inspire you during this tour with the latest innovation technologies and how we apply them to your food ingredients and products. Featuring our state-of the art labs and food grade processing center.

Good food needs good science. NIZO food research is the world’s leading company in contract research and food innovation. Our passion is to help make better foods and to be an incubator of food innovation based on our expertise in proteins, bacteria and processing.NIZO2

We are an independent company and one of the most advanced contract research centers in the world. We bring the latest food technologies to life in our food grade processing center. Our customers value their gains in product quality, sustainability, cost effectiveness and speed to market.


3.2 FrieslandCampina Innovation – Wageningen

From grass to glass Friesland Campina 1
Every day Royal FrieslandCampina provides millions of consumers all over the world with dairy products that are rich in valuable nutrients. FrieslandCampina supplies consumer products such as dairy-based beverages, infant nutrition, cheese and desserts in many European countries and in Asia and Africa. Products are also supplied to professional customers including cream and butter products to bakeries and catering companies. FrieslandCampina also supplies ingredients and semi-finished products to manufacturers of infant nutrition, the food industry and the pharmaceutical sector around the world.

FrieslandCampina has offices/factories in 32 countries and employs over 22,000 people. FrieslandCampina’s products find their way to more than 100 countries. With an annual revenue of 11.3 billion Euro, FrieslandCampina is one of the world’s larger dairy companies. The company is fully owned by Zuivelcoöperatie FrieslandCampina U.A., with over 19,000 member dairy farmers in the Netherlands, Germany and Belgium one of the world’s largest dairy cooperatives.

Nourishing by nature Friesland Campina 2
Providing the growing world population with the right nutrients is the challenge for the coming decades. By offering trustworthy, relevant and nourishing dairy products,

FrieslandCampina is contributing towards safeguarding food and nutrient security.

FrieslandCampina’s purpose statement – nourishing by nature – stands for better nutrition for the world, a good living for our farmers, now and for generations to come.

FrieslandCampina has brought together most of its expertise in the fields of innovation and research & development in the Innovation Centre in Wageningen and a Development Centre in Singapore. Every day, around 550 experts are working dedicated on developing healthy, nutritious, well-balanced and tasty food.

FrieslandCampina has established a state-of-the-art Innovation Centre in Wageningen. Various research and development disciplines with around 320 staff, laboratories and a pilot plant have been brought together in a highly sustainable building.

Tour Innovation Centre Wageningen
During a three hour visit, FrieslandCampina experts will tell you our ‘from grass to glass’ story. You are welcome to join!



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