For better food & health

NIZO is world leading in contract research and contract manufacturing with more than 70 years of experience. Our customers are food and health companies which we support in solving their challenges throughout the entire production chain. We deliver development and application of innovations resulting in gains in product quality, sustainability, cost effectiveness and speed to market. NIZO is a private and independent company, with headquarters in Ede, the Netherlands

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Our passion is accelerating innovation together with our customers.

Our expertise & services

Knowledge and expertise in bacteria, proteins and processing is the starting point of our contribution to innovation. Highly-qualified and specialised scientists, experts, operators and business development managers work closely together with our customers to strengthen their competitive advantage. Our high-tech technologies and application capabilities enable you to create plant-protein based products, maximise process efficiency, prove health claims and produce safe products of high quality. Explore all


We help our customers in the dairy & cultures, personal care & health, infant & clinical and food, beverage & ingredients industry to improve and develop superior products and processes. Our market insight, extensive global network and broad overview, enable us to scout for long-term trends and grow as a worldwide technology leader. We connect with leading research institutes and universities worldwide to deliver sustainable solutions better food and health. Explore all


Protein update


Next week at FiE, on december 3, a new presentation is scheduled at FiE by Fred van de Velde. The topic will be new developments for plant derived protein ingredients. For more information you can also find a download link to download a free whitepaper.  

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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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Probiota 2020

At NIZO we look forward to helping industry forward with new ingredient, product developments and clinical benefits. For that reason we are attending several events coming year including Probiota in Dublin on 10 to 12 February 2020.
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