Nutricia, part of the Danone group, specialises in the delivery of advanced medical nutrition for the dietary management of disease and disease-related malnutrition. As well as being the largest specialist nutrition company in Europe, Nutricia is the market leader in Ireland. We supply high quality feeds, systems and support services to patients and healthcare professionals.
Nutricia has been a pioneer of Advanced Medical Nutrition in Europe, and is rapidly expanding its services for patients across the world. At Nutricia, we have developed a broad and unique portfolio of products for many types of patient, and we seek to provide solutions and services wherever nutritional intervention can be shown to improve clinical outcomes. In partnership with doctors, healthcare professionals and caregivers, we work to make a real difference in people's lives by aiding recovery and encouraging independence.
Nutricia's commitment to Inherited Metabolic Disease
We strive to provide our patients and their families with the best quality of products and services available for the best clinical outcome and quality of life for people with Inherited Metabolic Disease (IMD).
In the 1990s, Nutricia acquired the highly specialised companies SHS International (Ltd) and Milupa Metabolics GmBh with a core portfolio for the dietary management of inborn errors of metabolism and epilepsy. Within this area there are products from SHS International and Milupa Metabolics GmBh, and these products support the greatest number of patients worldwide across the widest variety of IMDs including errors in:
- Amino acid metabolism e.g. Phenylketonuria
- Maple Syrup Urine Disease
Carbohydrate metabolism e.g. Galactosemia
- Fatty acid metabolism e.g. VLCAD and many more
Nutricia also provides a wide range of low protein foods to support patients with amino acid based IMDs.