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.

Our most common tests & services

All our tests & services

Food testing is at the very heart of our expertise as a leading partner to the food industry. Mérieux NutriSciences offers a comprehensive range of microbiology and analytical chemistry tests, including a full spectrum of highly specialized analyses for food contaminants, animal species, allergens and more... (Read more)

Environmental Monitoring is the best way to assess your facility and control the potential for contamination in your manufacturing processes. As your quality partner, Mérieux NutriSciences can help you choose the solutions best adapted to your needs. (Read more)

Let us partner with you to create the food products and processes of tomorrow with the practical application of science today.

Mérieux NutriSciences' Food Science Centre in South Africa offers an innovative portfolio of contract research, labelling, regulatory, physical testing and sensory services to guarantee product stability, compliance, quality and safety from concept development to retail shelf. (Read more)

Food labeling is subject to increasingly complex regulations around the world. Ensuring that your food products are correctly labeled according to local, regional and international laws can be a challenging task.

Mérieux NutriSciences South Africa, through its Food Science Centre, offers offers a range of Food Label Consulting services to assist you with labeling of new or existing products and formulations as well as legal compliance with evolving regulatory requirements in different countries and regions. (Read more)

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. (Read more)

Pinpointing potential problems before they occur is a cardinal rule of business in the global food industry. Through a comprehensive array of expert services, our auditors and inspectors can provide you with a competitive edge. (Read more)

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. (Read more)