Lallemand Specialty Cultures

Research & Development

A research-focused partner

Research and Development is a hallmark of Lallemand strategy. The main objectives of the company’s R&D programs are to:

  • continuously improve the quality of products, in order to respond adequately to the demands of existing and potential clients
  • constantly improve the productivity and output of processes
  • consistently develop new products, anticipate and respond to the needs of the market

R&D at Lallemand Specialty Cultures (LSC) is based on two elements:

  • Superior in-house expertise and resources in microbiology, genomics and process development
  • External collaborations with partners and renowned research organizations for validation studies in multiple applications

Major R&D resources:

Bacteria physiological state assessment based on flow cytometry.

In Montreal, Canada, the research laboratory located within the National Research Council focuses on the genomic and proteomic of microorganisms. It is dedicated to the genetic identification and characterization of microbial strains and microbial safety assessment.

In Toulouse, France, at the bacteria research laboratory our goal is to achieve optimal fermentation conditions and preservation while researching the best technological performance of strains.

In La Ferté sous Jouarre, France, at the dairy and meat applications laboratory, our goal is to adapt existing or assess new solutions to meet customers’ needs.