Our R&D for your success

Innovation is top priority at Schouten. And this is obvious. With three specialised R&D teams, we are able to respond to any request and any trend. Whether it is a matter of developing a new vegetarian or vegan product, of product optimisation because of legislation and regulations or of customised products, you will always have the right R&D specialist at your disposal.

Team Research & Innovation:

innovation with a capital I

Our R&D-team Research & Innovation develops innovative concepts, tries out new ingredients and tests new production techniques.

Team Tailor-Made:

innovation for you

Do you have a tasty idea for your own plant-based product? Do you want to have a vegan burger or vegetarian sausage tailor-made to your own taste? The specialists of our Tailor-Made team are there for you and will not stop until they have developed a product in keeping with your product requirements and taste expectations.

Team Optimisation:

innovation at top level

How can we improve our products even more in terms of taste, structure, ingredients, nutritional value and legislation? The best is never good enough for the product developers of our Optimisation team. Thanks to their efforts you can always count on an up-to-date assortment.

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    Our experts

    Niek-Jan Schouten
    R&D and Business Development Director
    Anke van Eijk
    Anke van Eijk
    R&D Manager
    Henrieke Ouwerkerk
    Product Developer
    Ruben Molenaar - Product Developer
    Ruben Molenaar
    Product Developer


    Do you prefer direct contact?

    +31 (0)183 44 63 90
    Burgstraat 12, 4283 GG, Giessen, The Netherlands

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