Barcelona Laboratory, Spain

From our food and nutrition laboratory in Barcelona we serve the Spanish and Portuguese markets with technical support and recipe development.

Recently renewed in April 2023, the Iberia Food Laboratory is part of a global cluster of food laboratories specialized in different areas of expertise.  

From Barcelona, we offer technical support including everything from ingredient selection to full recipe development within our four focus pillars Taste, Texture, Nutrition and Function. Our broad knowledge, ingredient portfolio and in-house flavour library allow us to swiftly offer you technical support and flavour selection in the most efficient way.

Together with our customers and best-in-class principals, we actively support the creation of food formulations that meet the main market trends and our customers' needs.

How we can support you

At our laboratory in Spain, we offer solutions to your formulation challenges using our technical expertise to support you in your product development. You are always welcome to visit us.

Core Competencies

  • Recipe formulation
  • Ingredient selection
  • Flavour expertise
  • Application support
  • Trend and market insights

Major Equipment

  • Professional Combi Oven
  • Proofing chamber
  • Various types of mixing and heating equipment
  • Analytical measuting equipment
  • Extensive in-house flavour and ingredient library


  • Bakery
  • Beverage
  • Confectionary
  • Dairy
  • Nutrition
  • Pet food
  • Savoury

Meet the Expert

Our Application Technologist is here to support your development needs, working side-by-side with the global IMCD food network.

Neus Giralt

Application Technologist Iberia

Neus holds a Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics and also Food Science and Technology by the University of Barcelona, and a Master in Project Management with a specialisation in design thinking. She joined IMCD in 2016 after collecting some first experiences in the food industry, bringing her technical expertise in flavours. She is currently supporting all different segments offering complete solutions with all the ingredients from our portfolio.

A sneak peek at the Iberia laboratory

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IMCD España Especialidades Químicas, S.A.

C. del Marroc, 33 - Planta 11
08018 Barcelona

Teléfono: +34 932 413 858

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