Guelph Food Innovation Centre (GFIC)

Organizational focus: The Guelph Food Innovation Centre (GFIC) provides research and development solutions for growing businesses in the food science industry.

Who they are: Based at the University of Guelph, the GFIC is an applied research hub that utilizes food science and technology to advance agri-food businesses. It facilitates knowledge transfer from academia to industry to transform the food manufacturing sector.

What they offer: GFIC offers several services, including applied food research, ingredient validation, product development, and custom processing. Its general pilot processing plant provides manufacturers with a commercial-grade food space for the development, scaling, and manufacturing of a variety of products. The GFIC plays a prominent role in supporting innovation in collaboration with Ontario ice cream manufacturers.


Guelph Food Innovation Centre
88 McGilvray St
Guelph, ON
N1G 1Y2

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Published: June 5, 2024

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