Food Innovation & Research Studio (FIRSt)

Organizational focus: The Food Innovation and Research Studio (FIRSt) provides research and development services to support the food and beverage sector.

Who they are: Based at George Brown College, FIRSt is a technology access centre that assists businesses in the food and beverage sector by helping them bring their creations to market. They have experience connecting with manufacturers and other business partners to ensure products are fully developed and refined before processing. 

What they offer: FIRSt offers three categories of services: product and recipe development, validation and support, and testing and compliance. These services are integrated with advanced research laboratories, test kitchens, and equipment to prepare food and beverage products for the market.


Food Innovation and Research Studio
George Brown College
215 King St E
Toronto, ON
M5A 1J9

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Published: April 19, 2024

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