R&D vision


New thoughts and new ideas create new deeds. When they are for the betterment of mankind may they succeed… Cooperation spells success.

Fred A. Lallemand, 1938


This 1938 quote from our company’s founder reflects the spirit of innovation and cooperation that permeates every aspect of our work. Today, as always, this determination to develop new products and processes as a team continues to guide Lallemand’s activities.

At Lallemand, we see research and development as a key element of our strategy: our global team of R&D scientists is 200 strong. This focus ultimately allows us to successfully identify and serve the needs of the market segments in which we strive to be an industry leader.


Improve Product Quality: continuously improve the quality of our products to better respond to our existing and potential clients’ demands.

Maximize Productivity: enhance the productivity and output of our processes.

Develop new applications and products: respond to and anticipate the marketplace’s needs by developing new products for markets we currently operate in, or developing new applications for products we already produce.

Develop competences and networks: monitor new developments in biotechnology, microbiology, and engineering, and provide our staff with effective ongoing education, ultimately promoting successful transfers of technology.