Lyon, France — Mérieux NutriSciences, part of Institut Mérieux, has purchased Total Quality Food Consultants (TQF) of Verona, Italy.
TQF guides clients in obtaining regulatory certification in 147 countries and conducts project conformity review and modeling for food labels. It also offers online regulatory, scientific and marketing label translation in 35 languages for use in 60 countries.
Philippe Sans, president and CEO of Mérieux NutriSciences, explains: “Acquiring TQF strengthens our footprint with an innovative global platform for our clients’ regulatory, scientific and marketing requirements, which can be leveraged internationally within our network.”
During the integration, TQF Founder Giuseppe Patat will serve as a consultant in R&D and strategic marketing, according to Mérieux.