Azelis has announced the opening of its Regional Innovation Centre for Food and Nutrition in Singapore, as part of its efforts to invest in innovation capabilities.
The centre will enable Azelis to create “healthier and tastier solutions” for food products using advanced, sustainable ingredients and ready-to-use formulations. Azelis says that the centre is an essential milestone in its growth strategy, as it strengthens its position as a provider of innovative food and nutrition solutions.
Vikash Raj, Asia Pacific innovation director at Azelis, said: “The [centre] allows us to support our customers in their projects by developing innovative solutions for all stages of the formulation process from concept to final product, across industry applications in bakery, beverage, confectionery, dairy and savoury”.
He continued: “Focusing on innovation in new products and applications is our objective, and thanks to our comprehensive lateral value chain, we have access to sustainable building blocks for food and beverage formulations. Our vision for the [centre] is to positively impact our sustainability, health and wellness ambitions by creating pioneering formulations that address nutrition and health challenges and bring healthy solutions to the mainstream market.”
Laurent Nataf, Azelis’ CEO and president of Asia Pacific, added: “With more than 20 laboratories in the region covering our key market segments, we have significantly invested in our innovation capabilities across the Asia Pacific to ensure we deliver on our brand promise, ‘Innovation through formulation’”.
He added: “Our regional innovation network builds on our formulation expertise and technical capabilities by encouraging greater collaboration across our teams to strengthen cross-country synergies, increase efficiency and ensure consistent formulation success for our customers. We look forward to further strengthening our partnerships with our customers and principals by allowing them to leverage the strength of our ever-growing innovation network capabilities, remaining their innovation partner of choice.”
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