NIZO food research is a state-of-the art, independent food contract research organization operating globally. NIZO focuses on the development and application of innovative technologies in the global food industry and related markets. Research in health and food are converging, with the pharmaceutical industry looking at effects of food components and the food sector becoming more aware of the health effects of their products. Examples of this convergence include functional foods, probiotics, nutraceuticals and clinical nutrition. With over 130 staff NIZO is continuously looking for new ways of improving food products, and at the same time quality of life. NIZO's headquarters are in Ede, the Netherlands and the main other markets are Europe, USA, Japan, Korea and Oceania.
In the coming years, Gilde Healthcare aims to focus on accelerating NIZO's autonomous growth and adding complimentary activities.
Ede, The Netherlands