The BENEO-Institute, founded by BENEO in 2010, 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 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.