• Low Risk
  • High Risk
  • Liquid Processing

Our processing areas are fully equipment with entry level industry processing equipment to facilitate all aspects of commercial processing to take place:-

  • Meat cutting plant
  • Further processing
  • Multi-processing
  • Packing area
  • Liquid pasteurisation
  • Cultured dairy processing
  • Non-cultured dairy processing


Types of Products you can Process here:


Meat Processing:-


Raw meat cuts

Cured meat

Marinated meats






Meat balls

Sliced meats

Dairy Processing:-


Hard cheeses

Soft cheeses


Cultured creams

Flavored milks


Yogurt drinks

Ice cream

Frozen yogurt

Cream liqueurs

Cultured milk products




Ready meals










Fresh pasta


Pastry products

Breaded products

Preserves (jams & chutneys)

Vegetable & fruit preparation

Roasted vegetables

Mayonnaise dressings

Desserts (mousses & cheesecakes)

The self-contained food processing units are designed to assist start-up businesses take the first step towards increasing production and developing their businesses.

Innovative food businesses can hire these high food grade facilities for up to 5 years, which helps them to increase production and grow their businesses without having to outlay premises costs.


Objective 1 European Funding match funded with National Assembly for Wales Local Generation Fund assisted the construction of the 4 Incubator Units at Food Centre Wales, which are a unique facility in Wales.  Since their construction in 2005, the units have assisted countless start-up businesses grow and flourish into very successful food processing businesses, supplying throughout Wales, the UK and even exporting abroad.

  • 4 units x 156 m2 (internal area)
  • Production Area 13m x 17m
  • Office Space
  • Toilet
  • Staff Room
  • Hygiene Area
  • Utensil Wash Area
  • Mains Water & Electricity inc. 3 phase

Annual rental from £6,500 per annum

Maximum rental period 5 years

Food Centre Wales boasts a purpose built conference room with state of the art SMART board technology and air conditioning. The room can accommodate seminars for 40 people seated theatre style and workshops for 20.  A comprehensive range of presentation aids are included and provision can be made for buffet style lunches upon request.  A meeting room for smaller groups of up to 10 people is also available at the Centre.

Aberystwyth Farmers’ Market is co-ordinated by Food Centre Wales.

The market is on every first and third Saturday in the month at North Parade, Aberystwyth.

For further information visit www.aberystwythfarmersmarket.co.uk or contact the Farmers’ Markets Coordinator on:

Tel: 01559 362230     Email: gen@foodcentrewales.org.uk 

Food Centre Wales offers unrivalled facilities for food manufacturers to develop new products.

The same facilities give those looking to add value to their own produce an opportunity to create new food products. The 880m2 Research and Development building consists of extensive manufacturing facilities available for commercial hire and developing and trialling new products. 

The 7 separate processing areas are all fitted to the highest standards and can be used to manufacture a wide range of products including dairy, meat, confectionary, vegetable and bakery.  Storage space for chilled and frozen goods is also provided. The meat cutting room is fully licensed by the Food Standards Agency permitting sale of products to retail outlets as well as final consumer.

Expert Food Technologists are on hand to assist the use of all our processing areas and equipment. They will help you scale up your recipes, train you in the use of the equipment and set processing conditions - all necessary for your manufacture.  The technical facility is designed to allow food producers to manufacture products on a small industrial scale.

Unique to Wales, the centre also boasts four individual Modular Food Production Units which provide manufacturing facilities for start-ups ready to use.