Research & Development

Nestlé: a global leader in nutrition research

We have the world's largest food and nutrition research organisation, with about 5000 people involved in R&D, as well as corporate venture funds and research partnerships with business partners and universities.

Our in-house fundamental research takes place in four centres: Nestlé Institute of Health Sciences provides and translate biomedical research into personalised science based nutrition.

Nestlé Research Center provides the scientific knowledge and research base for product renovation and innovation. Clinical Development Unit provides medical expertise and manages clinical trials for the company, worldwide. R&D Tours provides scientific expertise in plant science.

Proprietary high-tech product development takes place in our 39 Product Technology centres and R&D centres worldwide.