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The Mérieux legacy around the world

At Mérieux Nutrisciences, we leverage over 50 years of scientific and entrepreneurial expertise to answer food industry needs.

Today’s global challenges transform the way food is produced, marketed and consumed, which is why we know our clients need more than reliable analytical results; they need practical and innovative solutions that will contribute to make food systems safer, healthier and more sustainable.

From our initial expertise in microbiology and consulting, we have broadened our scope of scientific specialties into chemistry, education, certification, research, labelling, and sensory in order to offer a complete suite of services to meet our customers’ needs.

Today, we offer comprehensive solutions to support our clients, from product development to market suitability, while contributing to consumers’ health worldwide.

Present worldwide, we are more than 100 accredited laboratories and a team of over 8,000 committed employees.

We strongly believe that together, we can create solutions to offer our planet:


Read more about Mérieux NutriSciences and our legacy on our global website:

Our Locations in India

Local Care. Global Reach.

In India, Mérieux NutriSciences’​ facilities are located in Mumbai, Noida and Bangalore and offer ISO 17025-approved microbiology and chemistry laboratory services that operate seven days a week, 365 days per year.

With a network of over 100 laboratories across Europe, North America, South America, Africa & Middle East, and Asia Pacific, we can support your global ambitions while ensuring you get rapid, reliable, repeatable, and impartial results from one location to another.

Our History in India

1 January 2000

MicroChem Silliker Pvt. Ltd opens in India


  • MicroChem Silliker Pvt. Ltd was established in 2000 with the strong objective of becoming one of the leading food testing laboratories in India.
  • Since its early beginnings, MicroChem Silliker has delivered a wide range of test and consultancy services to the food and beverages as well as cosmetic industries in India and Asia.
1 March 2016

MicroChem Silliker Pvt. Ltd. starts trading as a Mérieux NutriSciences Company in India


  • In 2016 Mérieux NutriSciences acquires MicroChem Silliker Pvt. Ltd in India and start operating in New Delhi and Mumbai.
  • With this acquisition, Mérieux NutriSciences strengthened its position as a major network of private analytical laboratories in the country.
2 June 2017

Mérieux NutriSciences expands its footprint in India with the acquisition of Bangalore Testing Laboratories


  • In 2017, Mérieux NutriSciences announced the full acquisition of Bangalore Testing Laboratories Pvt Ltd., an independent testing laboratory located in Bangalore, Southern India.
  • This merge added advanced skills in the field of pharma & environmental services to its service offering.
5 December 2018

Inauguration of our new state-of-the-art laboratory in Noida, India


  • Mérieux NutriSciences announced the inauguration of its new state-of-the-art laboratory in Noida.
  •  This new premise is the third laboratory of the group in India after Mumbai and Bangalore and reinforces Mérieux NutriSciences’ footprint in the country.

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Working at Mérieux NutriSciences provides the unique opportunity to grow in a habitat that breeds excitement, provides sound science and services to our customers, delivers on our commitment to public health, and protects millions in the process.
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