Mérieux NutriSciences is dedicated to improving food safety and quality through nutritional research, scientific excellence and innovation at every step of the food supply chain.

Safety and quality testing is at the very heart of our expertise as a leading partner to the global food industry. 

From isolating and identifying foodborne pathogens to guaranteeing product stability and nutritional content, we offer a full portfolio of contract research services to ensure the quality and safety of foods from concept development to retail shelf.

Mérieux NutriSciences professionals can help food companies develop and implement their Food Safety Plan according to the applicable regulations.

Around the world, Mérieux NutriSciences offers testing, auditing, consulting, training, and research services – all of which can be customized to meet the needs of manufacturers, food processors, caterers and retailers.


MXNS provide the same level of quality in all its labs throughout the world thanks to its integrated and standardised global quality system.

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Mérieux NutriSciences Sensory and Consumer research services allow you to evaluate the quality of your food and beverage products, discover new consumer attitudes, compare products against competitors and generate new product ideas.

Our globally deployed network of experts can help your R&D and marketing teams develop products that meet consumer expectations. We can also help you determine how ingredient and process changes can affect the characteristics of your product, compile complete sensory profiles and identify key sensory attributes that promote consumer acceptance and quality assurance validation.

We apply our portfolio of proven sensory and consumer tools and methodologies to help you identify opportunities in new markets, maximize the profitability of your products and actions and ensure a long-term relationship between your consumers and your product. The aim of our research is to understand consumers better and help you define your marketing strategy by measuring and explaining the emotional and sensory aspects of your products.

Understanding and responding to your needs, from risk assessment to crisis management, is the key to our approach to Food Safety & Quality Consulting. Drawing on decades of industry and regulatory expertise, Mérieux NutriSciences consultants help you safeguard your product, fortify security protocols and protect your brand.

At the onset of each new project, we assess your needs and partner you with our most experienced and industry-specific consultants. No matter what the project, our objective is to offer our clients the highest level of professionalism and support every step of the way.

Well-informed and knowledgeable employees are key to achieving your safety and quality objectives.

Mérieux NutriSciences experts work with you to develop your training strategy. Our proven tools combine up-to-date scientific and regulatory information with interactive learning techniques. 

We can help you meet your scheduling and budget needs with our food safety courses offered in single or multi-day formats, or as flexible and efficient e-learning (link) training modules. Topics include HACCP, Food Safety System Management, microbiology and more. We also offer custom training programs (link) specifically designed to suit your business needs.

Mérieux NutriSciences is one of the food industry’s leading providers of training and educational services. Better than anyone, we understand your immediate and long-term challenges. We leverage our extensive industry experience to add value in our offerings, and share the knowledge and expertise we’ve gained from working with leading companies to create high impact, cost-effective programs. 

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