01 Apr '11, 2pm

Danone to invest S$70m in R&D centre in Singapore: The global player said the Danone Research Centre for Special...

Danone to invest S$70m in R&D centre in Singapore: The global player said the Danone Research Centre for Special...

SINGAPORE : International food company Danone will be investing some S$70 million over the next five years in a specialised research and development centre in Singapore. The global player said the Danone Research Centre for Specialised Nutrition focuses on child and maternal health and is the first of its kind in Asia Pacific. It is targeting to have a team of 50 scientists based at the centre in the next five years. The centre looks at areas such as the impact of nutrition on gut bacteria, immune system and the overall growth and development of babies and children. Danone said that it hopes to provide state of the art products, and added that one of the reasons for positioning the centre in Singapore was to be close to business. Eline Van Der Beek, research director at Danone Research, said: "Asia Pacific is very important to us, and Singapore is a very important starting...

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