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Process Development

"New benefits due to innovative production processes / innovation technology Production processes allow the development of new customer benefits from foods and beverages: healthier, more aromatic, longer shelf life, more natural/ Technology specialists from Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) collaborate around the table during the UNICO innovation projects right from the start."

Tools Food Technology


  • We are convinced that consumer knowledge, marketing and food technology equal more TOGETHER than they do apart. Therefore, it is the established philosophy of UNICO to brainstorm and work around one table with representatives of these disciplines when discussing innovations in the food and beverage sector.
  • The Institute of Food and Beverage Innovation (ILGI) of Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) is a UNICO project partner. As part of the innovation projects by UNICO, the Institute contributes its expertise in technology to the consultation process in the following areas:
      Food technology
      Beverage technology
      Aroma research and analysis
      Sensory technology
  • Prof. Tilo Hühn (Ph.D.), Manager of the Beverage and Aroma Research Centre of ILGI and project partner of UNICO-first
  • More information is available at and

Dark chocolate tastes bitter. Really?

Learn more about the new chocolate manufactoring process (German)

Patent for new manufacturing process for soluble coffee of UNICO and ZHAW granted

More information about the process