Food Processing Development Centre

Fostering the growth and commercialization of food, beverage and ingredient companies serving local and global markets.

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Food Processing Development Centre


Working with industry stakeholders and companies of all sizes, the Food Processing Development Centre (FPDC) helps build value-added processing capacity and supports industry as it pursues new opportunities. FPDC is a modern, 65,000 square foot pilot plant and product development laboratory. The centre is equipped with more than $20,000,000 in equipment that supports food product innovation along the full development and commercialization continuum.

Clients can access technical consultation, benchtop development, pilot plant development, scale-up, business development, applied research and interim processing services.


Access support with product, process and business development, scale-up and commercialization.

Browse the processing lines and equipment available for projects at the centre.

Photo of the Food Processing Development Centre plant

Take a drone, 3D walk-through or narrated video tour of the facility.


Connect with the Food Processing Development Centre:

For general inquiries reach out to us at: [email protected]

Hours: 8:15 am to 4:30 pm (open Monday to Friday, closed statutory holidays)
Phone: 780-986-4793
Toll free: 310-0000 before the phone number (in Alberta)

Ken Gossen, Executive Director
Phone: 780-980-4860
Email: [email protected]

Dan Graham, Director, Operations
Phone: 780-980-4866
Email: [email protected]

Michelle Sigvaldson, Director, Food Science and Development
Phone: 780-980-4820
Email: [email protected]

Food Processing Development Centre
6309 45 Street
Leduc, Alberta  T9E 7C5

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