Teagasc Introduction to Food Innovation and New Product Development

Whether you are new to food innovation/new product development or want to improve your pipeline of innovative food products, this workshop delivered over two half day sessions will introduce you to a wide range of best practice methods and real life case studies.

When will this take place?

16th & 23rd June 2020 | 9.50am to 12.45pm each day.

Who is this virtual workshop designed for?

  • Entrepreneurs and small food producers, wishing to build their knowledge in relation to food innovation and new product development.
  • Food technologists, brand managers and development chefs working in the food & beverage processing sectors who have responsibility for, or involvement in, Innovation and/or new product development activities.

What will I learn if I attend?

  • Understand the Food Innovation/New Product Development (NPD) process and the different stages involved and apply it within your business/workplace.
  • Be aware of the stages involved from idea generation to scale up to running production trials.
  • Understand what affects the shelf-life of food products, how to potentially extend shelf-life and how to instigate trials.
  • Be aware of the range of packaging solutions available.
  • Obtain an overview of your regulatory and labelling responsibilities
  • Gain an understanding of the nutritional and health claims you may be in a position to use for your products.
  • Learn about Teagasc expertise and the analytical and scale up facilities available for use by food businesses.
  • The experiences of a successful Food Entrepreneur in starting a new food business, developing innovative products and scaling their business and product offerings.

Find out more and register here.