About Us

Technology. Value. Solutions.

Nu-Tek BioScience develops and manufactures peptones and protein hydrolysates for the biotech and wellness foods industry. Our range of products reach the human and agricultural marketplaces.

In the biotech area our peptones are used in microbiological media, fermentation nutrient systems, as well as, tissue and cell culture media.

In the wellness foods sector Nu-Tek’s products are used to manufacture allergen-free probiotics and nutritional protein hydrolysates.

Nu-Tek BioScience utilizes proprietary processes to produce peptones that are proven to increase growth rates & yields. Our superior customer service creates value in manufacturing.

We are a solutions-based manufacturer. Our flexibility and openness to innovative thinking allows us to provide customized products to meet your needs.

We are committed to developing high quality products that deliver value. If cell number and growth rates are important to you and your bottom line, become one of our customers and see your business grow.

 Mr. Thomas Yezzi
President and Founder

Mr. Thomas Yezzi has over 20 years’ experience in the food ingredient and biotech industry, and has developed a broad network of venture partners, investors, and research scientists. His entrepreneurial focus has been on start-up and early stage companies. He is currently the President and Founder of Nu-Tek Products, a business incubator for wellness foods and life sciences ventures. He also serves as the President of two portfolio companies, Nu-Tek BioSciences and Nu-Tek Fibers.

Mr. Yezzi was a co-founder of Nu-Tek Salt. He served as President through the start-up and commercialization phases of the Company. His efforts contributed to sizeable funding from large VC’s such as Khosla Ventures.

Mr. Yezzi has also held senior management positions in Operations, Business Development, and Process Development. He was the Vice President of Operations at Protient, Inc., a value-added food ingredient company focusing on the fractionation and purification of milk, whey, and soy proteins. He helped build Protient into a successful food ingredient business using venture capital seed/start-up money. The company was sold in 2005 to one of Europe’s largest food companies. From 1993 to 2000, Mr. Yezzi was Director of Process and Product Development at Northern Food & Dairy, Inc., A SunOpta Company. He managed and generated new business in the nutraceutical, soy, and dairy industries. Tom successfully led many projects from the lab into commercial production. The company focused on custom/toll processing for large food companies such as Novartis, Dupont, Quaker Oats, Taiyo, White Wave, and Westbrae.

Mr. Yezzi holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Food Science from the University of Minnesota. His focus and research was in the areas of food and industrial microbiology.

Chief Business Officer
Chris Wiedel
952-936-3610
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Director of Quality & Tech
Dustin Grossbier
952-936-3604
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Business Development
Mark Brodsky
952-936-3600
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Chief Financial Officer
Kent McCoy
952-936-3602
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What Our Customers Say

“Nu-Tek Bioscience provides the product we need with shorter lead times and excellent customer service.”

-Contract Manufacturer

“Not only does Nu-Tek provide us with a superior product, the customer service provided is always above and beyond. From the minute the order is placed, until it arrives in our warehouse, I am confident that Nu-Tek is making my company’s needs a priority.”

-Industrial Fermentation Company

“Nu-Tek came through when other suppliers were unable to supply Soy peptone. They really helped us out.”

-Culture Media Manufacturer