Innovation policy

Company InnovationInnovation policy

The success of the company is the fruit of its excellence in terms of industrial performance, dynamic external growth and development of a strong product portfolio. The functionality of products as well as the search for excellence via continuous improvement of standards and product quality are criteria that definitely differentiate Tereos Starch & Sweeteners. Every day R&D and Quality teams strive to meet customers’ expectations regarding innovation, product and process developments and adaptations to the ever changing needs of the consumer markets and international regulatory frameworks.

Innovation objectives

  • Create new functionalities out of starches, proteins and sweeteners portfolios.
  • Develop new speciality products to meet the challenges of global nutritional needs as well as health issues in growing and developing countries.
  • Capitalise on Tereos Starch & Sweeteners's strengths in agricultural production and raw materials processing to develop new products and create new valorisation chains in the biofuel and green chemistry sectors.

Work with and for our customers

Innovation produces the greatest benefits for customers out of vegetable raw materials. Tereos Starch & Sweeteners generates innovation to ensure a superior efficiency of its industrial processes, the highest quality of its products and the best contributions to the developments of its customers. The aim of the company is to work as a team with customers in order to propose solutions complying with the market evolution and new consumption trends. Tereos Starch & Sweeteners's facilities and expertise prioritise innovation in partnerships.

Key figures

  • Over 3,000 m² of dedicated research facilities and application centres.
  • A professional and focused team composed of regulatory & scientific affairs specialists, process experts, formulation engineers and pharmacists.
  • More than 100 customer’s projects per year.
  • Participation in pre-competitive research projects accounting globally for €200 million.


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