About NIZO

NIZO in short

                              NIZO food research team

Good food needs good science.
NIZO food research is a leading global center in proteins, bacteria, and processing. 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 own food grade processing plant. Our passion is to make better foods and to be an incubator of innovation. Our customers value their gains in sustainability, cost effectiveness and speed to market.

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Our 200 employees successfully assist food and ingredient companies to make better foods and be more profitable. 

We apply our expertise and competitive technologies to support your:

Working with NIZO provides access to the latest food science and technology, and easily mobilised expertise on a project basis. NIZO thus serves the international dairy, food & beverage, ingredients and biotech industries with confidential and well scoped projects. Read what our clients say about us

Innovation is teamwork

Only when people work together, share results, and continuously look for the earliest opportunity to apply results, progress can be made. Since 1948 our experts have worked in joint teams with industry to co-create new products and process technologies.

In addition to R&D projects, our food-grade Pilot Plant – one of the world’s largest – is available for:

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Financial options

NIZO can help you in making clever use of subsidies.


Rather than showing all technologies we have available for your innovations we present in this film the way we work: 

You are in control. We work together with you towards your next level.

* This 2 min film uses Youtube. If a blank screen appears, link directly to YouTube.


NIZO HQ is based in Food Valley, The Netherlands with offices in the USA, France, and Japan.