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.


Our Agrivalue Processing Business Incubator (APBI) is expanding with two new processing suites being added – stay tuned for further announcements!

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Services and facilities

Support along the product/process development, business development, scale-up, commercialization and interim processing continuum.

Available equipment

Browse our processing lines and equipment available to support projects at FPDC.

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Contact the Food Processing Development Centre for scientific, technical or business development support.

Upcoming FPDC events

Find opportunities to attend webinars, workshops, missions and other programs.

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