Food Processing and Safety
Today's food entrepreneurs are looking to develop unique products to satisfy ever-changing consumer preferences and market trends. Bringing these products to market requires expertise on multiple levels including safety, regulatory compliance, economic development and technological advance.
Our experts provide these services and ultimately help bring food entrepreneurs' visions to reality. Our state-of-the-art equipment, scientific expertise and out-of-the-box solutions are supporting New York's vibrant food scene.
Our experts help grow food businesses through teaching, research and extension programs to support the development and success of agricultural, value-added food products.
Cornell Food Venture Center (CFVC)
The CFVC at Cornell AgriTech helps new and existing food businesses bring their products to market through product safety evaluation, process development and regulatory compliance guidance.
CFVC Pilot Plant
The renovated Pilot Plant has the perfect combination of established food processing and preservation technologies with new innovative equipment to promote the development and production of healthy, high quality foods.
HPP Validation Center
High pressure processing is gaining popularity as a non-thermal alternative to thermal pasteurization. The HPP Validation Center offers three types of customized services: Validation Studies and Shelf Life Studies for both microbiological and physicochemical analyses.
The IFS@CU supports growers and processors within the food industry to help them meet regulatory standards and produce safe products.
The National GAPs Program develops comprehensive extension and education programs for growers and packers that reduce microbial risks in fruits and vegetables.
The Produce Safety Alliance provides science-based food safety knowledge to fresh fruit and vegetable farmers, packers and regulatory personnel and assists the industry in meeting compliance expectations of the Food Safety Modernization Act.
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