Nestle opens R&D facility in China
October 31, 2008
by FoodBusinessNews.net Staff
VEVEY, SWITZERLAND — Nestle has opened a new research and development center in Beijing. This marks Nestle’s second R.&D. facility in China and its 24th worldwide.
Nestle said food safety and quality will be a major focus of the facility with safety and quality being addressed at every stage of product development. In addition to safety and quality, the facility will work on nutrition and life sciences research, food technology, process and packaging.
"Nestle R.&D. in China will help to develop the scientific and innovative potential of the region as well as that of the company," Nestle said. "R.&D. Beijing will engage in research collaborations with Chinese universities and research organizations. Through sharing knowledge and expertise, these research collaborations will deliver a better scientific understanding of how food and food ingredients impact human health and well being."