BackAgriculture and Agri-Food Canada: Guelph Food Research Centre
c/o Puni Piyasena, Associate Director, Research, Development, and Technology
93 Stone Road West
Assets And Services
Research covers all aspects of food production, from the field to the fork. In addition to its focus on food quality and safety, much of the centre's work is exploring the potential for conventional foods to offer nutritional and other therapeutic benefits. Scientists are also developing innovative methods to reduce food-borne biological and chemical hazards that may be present in farm commodities, fresh market and processed foods.
Other product development, design or innovation support services, assets or capabilities not listed above
The Guelph Food Research Centre (GFRC) specializes in studies on food safety and quality and the development of functional foods that contain health-giving properties.
Process Improvement and innovation eg. Automation, supply chain management, etc.
Researchers are also studying ways to help the agri-food industry reduce processing costs and add value to agricultural commodities for both food and non-food uses. Conducting research on novel bioprocesses for separating and modifying agricultural and agri-food products that will have enhanced properties and commercial potential.