IVLV working groups

The IVLV conducts research together and across the entire value chain for safely packaged food of high and long-lasting quality. In addition to industry membership and funding contributions, we acquire around € 3 million in public funding annually for community projects in various areas.

Chocolate technology

We develop new raw materials to guarantee optimum quality and taste.

Plant-based foods

We develop new, tailor-made plant-based ingredients for tasty foods.

Preservation of food quality

We create the understanding for the changes which take place in packaged food.

Packaging Materials

We develop special packaging solutions to preserve product quality.

Compliance of the packaging material

We identify alternative methods for effective evaluation of the compliance of packaging

Hygienic production

We develop novel solutions for the hygienic design of processing machinery

Filling and packaging processes

We analyze and optimize automated manufacturing and packaging processes

Confectionery machinery

We develop efficient, sustainable and hygienic technical solutions for confectionery manufacturers

Applied Digitalization

We conduct research into digitization concepts and data-oriented applications along the food value chain