Welcome to the Research Center

At NNI we drive progress by sharing the breakthrough research conducted by Nestlé and world renowned experts, supporting the global scientific community and empowering healthcare professionals in their clinical practice.

There is over 50 years of continuous commitment to innovation, state of the art technology and expert thinking invested in Nestlé Research.

This has helped build the world's largest private food and nutrition research organisation, involving around 5,000 people located in around 30 R&D facilities worldwide.

Over 1,000 peer-reviewed papers on diverse topics - including nutrition and health, food science and analytical methods - have been published in the past five years.

Explore these publications and stay updated with the latest in nutrition science research in all the topics available to you in this section.

Human Milk Research

Nestlé is spearheading significant scientific research for understanding human milk composition. This is done with the aim of improving the quality of life for mothers and babies.

Human milk differs in composition from person to person depending on a number of factors including geography and genetics.
FITS Study
FITS Study

The FITS (Feeding Infants and Toddlers Study) and KNHS (Kids Nutrition and Health Study) are Nestlé Research initiatives to explore eating patterns, nutrient intakes and food sources of nutrients among infants and children in different countries around the world.
Cat Allergen Research

Nestlé Purina Petcare believes that people and pets are better together…but for allergic cat owners, allergies can interfere with the close interactions they seek to have with their cats.

Our research sought to develop an approach to neutralize Fel d 1, the major cat allergen, to reduce the allergen load in a manner that is safe for the cat.