State-of-the-art facility will allow IFF and customers to co-create, pilot forward-looking food and beverage solutions
IFF has announced the opening of its new Nourish Innovation Lab at the company’s Union Beach, New Jersey, US research and development centre. In the state-of-the-art lab, scientists, including flavourists and food designers, will leverage tools, technologies and ingredient expertise to offer customers full product design, driving growth in the global food and beverage markets by fast forwarding innovation.
IFF scientists will co-innovate with customers throughout the entire process, allowing for increased customer feedback and faster commercialisation.
“At the Nourish Innovation Lab, IFF will service customers using the full portfolio of products from today’s IFF, which includes proteins, maskers, modulators, sweeteners, seasonings, functional ingredients, cultures and enzymes,” said Mauricio Poulsen, vice president of Global Innovation, Creation & Design, Nourish, IFF. “The innovation lab will support both the creation and design needs of all key categories, including snacks, beverages, savory, sweet, dairy, pharma and oral care. The site is the global hub for enabling technologies including a full-scale sensory and consumer insights lab, as well as an analytical lab.”