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From the idea to the final product, our food scientists and technicians have the expertise to take your business to the next level. We have provided services to companies of all sizes and around the world. From start up agri-businesses to fortune 500 companies, the Food Centre has a full-service team approach to maximize your business objectives.

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The Food Centre has facilities in 2 locations to help with development and production of food and ingredients.  We minimize the risk for your business by providing options for federally inspected interim processing or lease space for business incubation. We take care of the technical and manufacturing while you concentrate on the development of your business and markets.   Explore our different processing suites, facilities and technologies to help you commercialize your food product.

Incubation Suites

Once a product is developed and process has been optimized during our scale-up test, we provide processing incubation suites for...

Product Development and Processing Innovation Suite

The Food Centre’s Product Development and Processing Innovation Suites are equipped with the latest benchtop and small scale equipment to...

Extrusion R&D and Processing Suites

The Food Centre’s extrusion department consists of three co-rotating, twin screw extruders, extrusion auxiliary equipment, and modular post-extrusion processing equipment....

Ingredient Innovation Suite

We are equipped with various mills and an air classifier to dry fractionate fine particulate proteins from coarser starches. The...

Food Testing Labs

The Food Centre houses a Chemistry and Microbiology Lab which offer a range of analytical activities to assist the industry...

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Seminars & Online Training

Upcoming Food Centre Workshops and Webinars

Challenges & Solutions in Plant-Based Meat Analogs Webinar, February 9, 2023.  Experts from Clextral, Firmenich and Food Centre will be...

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2 Day HACCP Workshop

A HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point) system is a preventative system that puts measures into place in food...

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Online Food Safety Training

HACCP & Food Safety Online Training Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) is considered one of the most internationally...

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We will help you develop your idea into a packaged food product ready for the marketplace. The more information you provide, the better we can help you achieve your goals!

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News Release: Joint partnership to provide value-added services to Canadian agri-food companies to support emerging Canadian protein market

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan -  Cintech agroalimentaire and the Saskatchewan Food Industry Development Centre are pleased to announce a strategic partnership to...

News Release: Fermentation and Bioengineering Commercialization Technologies to Advance Innovation and Investment in Western Canada

Saskatoon, SK – The Saskatchewan Food Industry Development Centre Inc. (Food Centre) is very pleased to be the recipient of...

Food Centre visitor policy in response to COVID

The Food Centre has the following COVID-19 Policy in effect.  This policy will continue to be reviewed and modified as...