Nima for Restaurants

What does Nima mean for restaurants?

Nima is a portable device for testing foods for gluten (tests for other unwanted ingredients are currently in-development, including tests for peanuts and milk). Many people need to avoid gluten to maintain a ...

Why should my restaurant care about Nima?

We hope you’ll care about Nima because you care about your customers. If someone is using Nima in your restaurant, it’s likely because eating gluten or other ingredients that Nima can identify will cause them ...

How does Nima identify gluten in foods?

Nima finds gluten in food based on immunoassay (we use antigen-based chemistry), and a finely-tuned optical analysis. It’s accurate, and will find gluten in a sample of food at 20ppm or higher based on the FDA...

How can you be sure Nima is accurate?

We’ve tested Nima thoroughly and are optimizing Nima to be reliable to find gluten in samples of food at 20ppm. We're also having Nima's accuracy confirmed through third-party testing, and you can read about ...

Do you have a restaurant certification program?

We’re considering developing a certification program for restaurants and have spoken with a limited number of restaurants near us in the San Francisco area. As soon as we have more information, we will share wi...

Can I have my restaurant featured on the Nima App?

The Nima app is advertisement-free, but if you’d like to be sure that your restaurant is listed, please contact us at support@nimasensor.com and provide the following information: Restaurant Name Street Ad...

Why would someone want to use Nima at my restaurant?

If someone is using Nima at your restaurant it probably means they are excited to be able to dine out and have an extra layer of information to help them make decisions about what to eat. There are lots of rea...

What information can I give my staff about Nima?

Ideally, you should make your staff aware of what Nima is and does, and what gluten is. Let them know that contamination with unwanted ingredients can be a serious issue for people (even those who don’t necess...