Firmenich unveiled its newly completed Taste & Beyond Pilot Plant in Anaheim, Calif., the long-standing home of its West Coast commercial business. The modern facility hosts a full range of capabilities and state-of-the-art equipment specifically designed to enhance collaboration and accelerate speed to market by preparing customers for scaled-up production.
The Pilot Plant is an important part of Firmenich's commitment to accelerate diet transformation by empowering brands with the end-to-end capabilities to create enjoyable eating and drinking experiences that are healthier and more sustainable. It was designed to turn around multiple prototypes and create small scale application samples in a short period of time for faster product innovation in all product categories, including savory, beverages and nutrition.
California has long been a center of activity within the food & beverage industry and has recently evolved into a global innovation hub and home to a vibrant community of industry start-ups. The West Coast Pilot Plant in Anaheim enables Firmenich to collaborate with these entrepreneurs to create impactful food & beverage launches by leveraging state-of-the-art processing facilities. The new facility further elevates Firmenich's capabilities and helps to solidify its position as a trusted innovation partner for visionary food, beverage and nutrition customers.