About us.

The Protein Brewery (TPB) is a young, highly innovative company focused on creative technologies to develop and produce sustainable food ingredients using advanced brewing technology. We are addressing the eminent global shift from animal-based food ingredients towards a sustainable, plant-based food chain.

Our team in Breda currently consists of 25 people and is growing fast. The present organization is mission-driven and Holacracy powered, where the purpose of the organization, the teams and the individuals are aligned.


How does your profile look like?

We are a good match if you..

  • have or held a PhD or preferably a Professor position in a scientific organisation active in food research for >5 years;

  • are a recognized authority in the field of Human Nutrition;

  • like to work on making this world a better place and want to help us develop novel food products based on fermentation that help reduce global warming, reduce animal suffering and improve human health.

What do we have to offer?

  • A dynamic, enthusiastic and rapidly growing start-up work environment.

  • Being part of a multi-disciplinary team of professionals with a strong can-do mentality.

  • Working on a purposeful challenge while having fun.

  • The possibility to contribute to the exploration, development and production of novel food ingredients and putting them in the market with a maximum impact on health.

  • A market conform reimbursement for your hours including a Stock Option Plan.


Please send your resume and motivation to vacancies@theproteinbrewery.nl

Who are we looking for?
We are looking for an expert in the field of human nutrition with thorough proven knowledge on the role of food macro and micro nutrients like proteins, dietary fibre, lipids, nucleotides, vitamins and minerals in the human diet. Your expertise lies in both the molecular basis of allergenicity and toxicity of food components but also on food regulations in USA and EU. You can help optimizing the composition of our ingredients to maximize our value proposition. You are up to date on the latest methods of food analysis or have an extensive network to provide access to such expertise.

What are you going to do?

  • Advise our R&D and Commercial teams with scientific sound information on human food and health issues.

  • Help setting up research in order for us to develop health claims or at least health or human performance supporting data in e.g. sports or clinical nutrition, but also monitoring health data from consumer studies.

Human Nutrition Advisor