Predicting food purchasing behaviour: view on different methods


Dutch and Finnish researchers have been studying the different tools used to predict consumer choice of food in the supermarket. While scores on traditional instruments such as surveys are thought to be the best predictors, a recently published study co-authored by a scientist at NIZO suggests that neurological measurements may also be useful for predicting purchasing frequency.

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NIZO’s René Floris explaining on the challenges of Plant Protein Application


NIZO's René Floris featuring in Agro Food tech with an article and video on the application of plant protein

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The Estée Lauder Companies & NIZO discover new targets for probiotic extracts with microbiome study correlating skin aging with microbial composition


November 4, 2019 – Scientist from NIZO, in close collaboration with The Estée Lauder Companies, showed that that there is a microbial correlation between young and mature skin, along with the findings that lactobacillus plays an important role in maintaining a healthy skin.

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NIZO the Protein Expert


Sustainability and health benefits are major reasons to consider protein in your product, dairy or plant proteins or a blend of both. At the same time consumers expect good taste, solubility comparable with regular products and clean label but also the highest food safety standards.

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Microbiome Profiling Techniques Reveal Effects of Iron Fortification on the Infant Gut Microbiome


Three studies published in the journal Gut over the past 5 years describe how the gut microbiome of African infants is affected not only by dietary iron but also by the combination of iron with antibiotics – a widely prescribed medication in developing countries. These studies involved collaborations between researchers from Switzerland, Kenya, South Africa and the Netherlands.

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NIZO appoints Jeroen Koot as CEO


Jeroen Koot has been appointed CEO of NIZO Group BV as per September 5th, 2019

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