Cardiff Metropolitan University Food Industry Centre

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Cardiff Metropolitan University Food Industry Centre

Cardiff Metropolitan University Food Industry Centre

ZERO2FIVE Food Industry Centre

The  ZERO2FIVE Food Industry Centre at Cardiff Metropolitan University provides food businesses with technical, operational and commercial support to enable them to compete more effectively. ZERO2FIVE is able to draw on​ the expertise within Cardiff Metropolitan University which includes internationally recognised experts in Food Science, Nutrition, Dietetics, Food Legislation, Environmental Health, Trading Standards, New Product Development and Biomedical Sciences.

Within the Centre are state-of-the-art facilities which are available for use by businesses. These include a consumer sensory suite, 4 pilot sized plants, a development kitchen and a consumer research kitchen.

ZERO2FIVE Food Industry Centre Services

The ZERO2FIVE Food Industry Centre at Cardiff Metropolitan University provides food businesses with technical, operational and commercial support to enable them to compete more effectively. ZERO2FIVE is able to draw on​ the expertise within Cardiff Metropolitan University which includes internationally recognised experts in Food Science, Nutrition, Dietetics, Food Legislation, Environmental Health, Trading Standards, New Product Development and Biomedical Sciences.

Within the Centre are state-of-the-art facilities which are available for use by businesses. These include a consumer sensory suite, 4 pilot sized plants, a development kitchen and a consumer research kitchen.

Facilities

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The ZERO2FIVE Food Industry Centre has been purpose built for supporting the food and drink industry. There are four floors of facilities and offices.

Ground Floor – The ground floor has the food industry pilot sized plant including low and high care, a bakery and a

confectionery suite. Along with other facilities typical of the industry such as changing areas, goods in and out and a secure entry system.

First Floor – This floor holds the state of the art sensory suite which links on to the New Product Development kitchen. There are domestic training kitchens, a research kitchen and training rooms/board rooms also. Management and support staff including laboratory technicians also reside on this floor.