Nestlé is upgrading its 40-year-old R&D facilities in Singapore to feature state-of-the-art labs, experimental kitchens, consumer testing, sensory evaluations rooms, open working spaces, as well as Nestlé's fundamental research hub. This will enable faster translation of breakthrough science into nutritious, great-tasting products for people, across all life stages.
At this time last year, those working along the cold chain were collectively trying to figure out how to navigate daily—sometimes hourly—changes and disruptions to business in the middle of a pandemic. Today, as the pandemic wanes in the U.S., a new set of challenges exist, but the industry is better prepared and positioned to overcome many of those obstacles.
A closer collaboration between Nestlé and Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL Group) will see the world’s largest food company and its leading international hospitality management institution further combine their scientific and culinary expertise to accelerate innovation.
Beyond Meat is entering a 12-year lease in a new, nearly 300,000 square foot space at 888 N. Douglas Street in El Segundo, California. The building is currently under development by Hackman Capital Partners with anticipated completion in spring 2021. The site will serve as the company’s new state-of-the-art global headquarters, making it one of the world’s largest and most technologically advanced plant-based research centers. The cutting-edge campus is slated to open in fall of this year and is a substantial increase in the company’s footprint that will support best-in-class innovation, advanced research labs and the incubation of big ideas that further disrupt and define the plant-based market of the future.
The new 40,000-square-foot innovation center is an expansion of the company's existing state-of-the-art research and development and culinary capabilities.
September 4, 2019
Conagra Brands, Inc., Chicago, announced plans to build The Conagra Brands Center for Food Design in Chicago at 350 N. Orleans Street, located next to its existing headquarters in The Merchandise Mart.
Internal, external or mixed teams will receive access to Nestlé's R&D expertise and infrastructure, including shared labs, kitchens, bench-scale and pilot-scale equipment.
April 10, 2019
Nestlé S.A., Switzerland, created the Nestlé R&D Accelerator based in Lausanne, Switzerland. The accelerator brings together Nestlé scientists, students and start-ups to advance science and technology to accelerate the development of innovative products and systems.