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Nutricia timeline

A heritage of innovation

Our story starts back in The Netherlands in 1896, when a doctor, a public inspector and a salesman came together to realise the potential of medical nutrition. Over a century later, Nutricia continues to pioneer nutritional solutions that help people live longer, healthier lives.


A high protein, high energy peptide-based option launched for tube fed patients with GI intolerance symptoms


The Nutricia Homeward App enables Nutricia Homeward Nurses and healthcare professionals to have safe, secure video calls with Nutricia Homeward patients


Prebiotics and probiotics added to allergy products


Inspired by 40 years of early life research, Nutricia develops a new infant formula


Launch of a nutritional innovation designed for use in the dietary management of early Alzheimer's disease.


Launch of the first low-volume oral nutritional supplement.


Nutricia becomes a part of Danone, strengthening its global mission


Nutricia Clinical Care changes its name to Nutricia Advanced Medical Nutrition


The first nutritional product designed to be used as part of the ketogenic diet for patients with refractory epilepsy is launched


A sip feed range for children is launched


The discovery of human milk oligosaccharides in breast milk which have a positive impact on a healthy gut flora and the immune system.


Nutricia Homeward launches, our home care support service for patients


Move from glass bottles to a collapsible foil pack for tube feeding products


Long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LCPs) discovered in breast milk


Nutricia Clinical Care enters the UK market


Our research into breast milk’s effects on healthy growth leads to the development of a formula nutritionally tailored for preterm infants


First product for PKU launches


A ready-to-use complete tube feed is introduced


First dietitians are hired


Our first research centre opens: Nutricia R&D is born


Nutricia pioneers the concept of medical nutrition. The first product is developed to help people with diabetes.


Nutricia is born. Pioneering science ever since


Three men from different backgrounds working together in The Netherlands

M vd Hagen, Salesman; Prof Backhaus, Doctor; Dr J vd Hagen, Public Inspector.

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