BIOSYSTEMES Acquired by FOG Software Group

FOG Software further expands its growing portfolio of statistical and sensory science tools through its acquisition of BIOSYSTEMES, developers of FIZZ software for consumer and sensory testing.

December 1, 2021 – – BIOSYSTEMES develops FIZZ software, a powerful suite of tools used by major food and beverage companies, CPG multinationals, and leading cosmetics and personal care brands to plan, execute, and analyze consumer and sensory tests, leading to insights that help these companies launch and refine successful products. With over 36 years of research and innovation, BIOSYSTEMES sets the standard for sensory research software.

Tom Chan, CEO of the FOG Software Group STEM Portfolio, views the acquisition as an opportunity to provide increased capabilities, knowledge, and research to sensory professionals by combining BIOSYSTEMES’ expertise and FOG Software Group’s resources. He adds, “Burgundy is a region with strong culinary and cultural traditions. It boasts a range of world-famous food and wine products, and we are thrilled to add a passionate team of sensory science professionals from an area that pioneered taste and sensory research. There has never been a more important time for companies to invest in their products and brands. We are eager to help BIOSYSTEMES reach a new level of success.”

“We are delighted to partner with FOG Software Group to continue the legacy that my co-founders and I have built over the past 36 years,” added general manager and co-founder, Pascal Lenzi. “Their ‘acquire, strengthen, and grow’ approach combined with their buy and hold investment philosophy gives BIOSYSTEMES a solid foundation upon which it can build into the future. I am excited to see the many accomplishments that our management team and the FOG Software Group will achieve together.”

If you have any questions about this acquisition, or the capabilities of FIZZ by BIOSYSTEMES, please contact BIOSYSTEMES at

About FOG Software Group. FOG Software Group ( is an operating group of Vela Software ( and Constellation Software, Inc. [TSX:CSU] which is a US$3.5 billion consolidated revenue software conglomerate headquartered in Toronto, Canada. The operating group acquires, manages, and builds software companies in a variety of vertical markets. By helping their acquired companies improve operations, grow through organic initiatives, and seek additional acquisitions that can strengthen their market position, their portfolio companies become clear leaders in their industries.

About BIOSYSTEMES. Based in Dijon, France, BIOSYSTEMES ( is a provider of software solutions for sensory analysis and consumer testing. FIZZ software is used by sensory professionals in food and beverage, cosmetics, personal care, and CPG companies around the world and is supported by a team of skilled sensory science professionals.