Vitiva announces the opening of a new innovation center in Slovenia, in response to the growing customer demand for the development of joint product applications worldwide.
The company has always positioned itself as a provider of customised solutions and now its service orientation is strengthened even further by the new innovation center that has expanded its R&D team and capabilities. The new center also extends Vitiva's lab applications and customer services, and provides comprehensive consulting services on oxidation management solutions, natural colors and stevia-based sweetener formulations.
The innovation center opened in May 2012, and includes pilot facilities for meat, bakery, ice cream, dairy, beverage, confectionery and other food applications, as well as an equipped kitchen for joint tasting sessions with customers.
In addition, the innovation center has state-of-the-art analytical and QA/QC laboratories for ingredient evaluation and validation, determination of various active ingredients in food, cosmetic and pharmaceutical applications, shelf life monitoring, food legislation advising, quality systems implementation and more.
Vitiva is a leading, fast-growing and innovative company providing advanced, application-specific solutions based on natural extracts. Its extensive portfolio includes products for oxidation management as well as other natural solutions covering food safety, water binding and food enhancement, to replace synthetic additives and ingredients. As a science-driven company, it offers extensive technical support to help customers.