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Milk and confectionery such as sweets, candies, marzipan, bars, caramels or chewing gum, among others, are consumed worldwide on a large scale, especially by children. 

Confectionery composition, colorants and additives are regulated to ensure consumers’ health and safety. Mérieux NutriSciences helps confectionery producers and retailers ensure the quality of their products with complete service offerings. Mérieux NutriSciences maintains an international network of laboratories to ensure consistent results to the entire confectionery and honey sector, especially for companies exporting products worldwide.

In recent years, food manufacturers have taken action to manage allergen risk, most notably through hazard analysis and critical control points (HACCP), a system of detection, assessment, and management of hazards involving food safety. 

Consumers today want to be sure about the quality and origin of the foods they eat. To protect our customers in the food and food-supply chain from fraud and brand damage, Mérieux NutriSciences offers advanced methods of food authenticity testing.

Food contaminants and residues of pesticides and veterinary drugs in the food supply represent a growing health concern for consumers around the world. Mérieux NutriSciences provides analytical testing services to ensure the quality of your products against a full spectrum of food contaminants.

From salt and spices to food colorings and preservatives, an ingredient is any substance or product, including flavorings, food additives and food enzymes used in the manufacture or the preparation of a food and still present in the finished product, even if in altered form. 

Do you want to understand the nature of off-flavors in your products? How can you ensure that your product’s organoleptic properties of taste and aroma will stand the test of time?

It is critical for manufacturers to conduct thorough scientific studies to ensure the safety of food products and processes. Our validation studies help minimize the risks of contaminants by demonstrating the effectiveness and safety of your processes.