The Food Centre provides an important link in Saskatchewan’s future economic development. We help Saskatchewan producers, entrepreneurs, food processors look beyond to explore different value added opportunities in the food industry. Whether it involves a specific pulse or grain, an exciting recipe that has been in your family for years, or a company looking to expand their market, the Food Centre has a variety of services to take you to the next level.
Our product development team can assist the development of new and improved food products. Prototypes will be evaluated on characteristics such as taste, texture, appearance, etc.
Our "proof of concept" type facility allows food processors from all sectors and sizes to evaluate market acceptance of their products before investing in expensive equipment or facility. Use the Commercial Kitchen to test market a product locally or use the federal facility to access markets outside of Saskatchewan.
The Food Centre's twin screw extruder, the only one of its kind in Saskatchewan, opens doors to opportunities utilizing Saskatchewan crops and expanding into areas such as food products, ingredients, by-products, pet food and bio-polymer.
We can help you save money and time by evaluating your technology needs and transferring or customizing existing technology to suit your requirements.
Our Quality Assurance Laboratory is equipped with the necessary tools to assist in food analysis such as sensory, protein, fat, pH, moisture, etc. Products manufactured at the Food Centre are tested to ensure food safety.
The Food Centre has the expertise to assist food processors in the development and implementation of HACCP systems, GMPs and other food safety programs in their operations. We provide food safety training and education onsite, online and through workshops offered at the Food Centre. To train your staff anytime, anywhere, check out our online training at