Mérieux NutriSciences Brazil inaugurated a Food Science Center this past December. The new laboratory in Piracicaba, (SP) is located in the Studies Unit Division, and in the facilities of the Food Businesses Unit located in Sao Paulo. Nevertheless it will offer non-routine processes. This new Brazilian unit is part of the Food Science Center in South America that also operates in Chile and Colombia.
The range of services goes from challenge tests, thermal process validation and shelf life studies. Testing for flaws in food and cooking instructions are also part of the services provided. These services will be available for companies that produce food for human consumption and animal consumption.
Besides the new Studies Center, the company has 14 laboratories in Brazil that offer analytic services for the following sectors: environmental, agrochemical, pharmaceutical, hygiene and cosmetics.