The Innovation Center of Excellence is located close to the company’s production facilities in Zaandijk, the Netherlands.
Specialty fats and oils supplier AAK has created an Innovation Center of Excellence to help clients develop plant-based foods. The innovation center is located near the company’s production facilities in Zaandijk, the Netherlands.
The new center includes culinary, sensory, and pilot plant facilities. “AAK is a multi-oil ingredient house, well positioned to cater to the increasing demand for healthier and more sustainable plant-based foods,” said AAK’s president of commercial development and innovation, Niall Sands, in a press release. “We have renovated a riverside warehouse to create a purpose-built facility where we can work with our customers, co-develop new ideas, and test them in our pilot plants and culinary kitchen, obtaining results and feedback quickly to support new product development and iterative prototyping.”