Food and bio-processing value-added facilities and services

Provincially run facilities and programs support food and bio-processing businesses in Alberta.

Services and information

Food scientists, engineers and technologists at the centre help entrepreneurs develop their products.

The Agrivalue Processing Business Incubator supports new food businesses and established food manufacturers.

The Sensory Evaluation Program helps developers gain insight into the marketability of their products.

The centre helps entrepreneurs develop scientifically perfected pet-food products.

The section supports Alberta’s bio-economy with specialized services and access to state-of-the-art equipment.


The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry operates several facilities and programs that support development of value-added businesses through:

  • applied research
  • product development
  • commercialization

Find out more about Alberta’s Food Processing Development Centre.