The BENEO-Institute, founded by BENEO in 2009, is committed to promoting innovation and excellence in the use of functional food and beverage ingredients. The BENEO-Institute has far-ranging knowledge and capabilities in the areas of Nutritional Science, Regulatory Affairs and Nutrition Communication and includes experts from different scientific backgrounds such as biology, bio-chemistry, food chemistry, food science, food technology, bio-engineering and nutritional science. The BENEO-Institute’s overall objective is to help food and beverage manufacturers find innovative solutions and develop new products which provide nutrition and health benefits substantiated by nutritional science. The BENEO-Institute is an initiative of BENEO.
The BENEO product portfolio consists of functional ingredients with nutritional and technical advantages, derived from chicory roots, beet sugar and rice. Through a unique chain of expertise, including the BENEO-Institute, BENEO actively supports industry partners in the development of more balanced and healthy food products. BENEO is a division of the Südzucker Group, employs almost 900 people and has production units in Belgium, Chile, Germany and Italy.