Nestle extends pharma push with new bet on gut drugs

Posted Oct 11, 2016

Interesting to see Nestle, the largest food company globally, looking at the crossover between food and health. Given the increased societal and governmental focus on understanding what is a balanced and nutritional diet this is an area which is set to grow. In 2003 UCC, in partnership with Teagasc, founded the APC Microbiome Institute ( aim is to link Irish science with industry and society through excellence in research, education and outreach in gastrointestinal health. Certainly an exciting sector to be in right now.