Food & Drink Product Innovation Event

Start-up Surgery for new & food producers

18th June, 10am-2pm, at Food Centre Wales

We are hosting an event again this year in partnership with the Wales Festival of Innovation... 


This event is an introduction to food processing & manufacturing

  1. Presentation
  • Support services available
  • New Product development
  • Training opportunities
  • Industry trends & market data
  • Food Innovation Wales Project HELIX funding
  1. Tour of facilities - Manufacturing & Innovation Hub
  2. 1-2-1 Session with a Food technologist
  3. Optional Extras
  • 1-2-1 session with Business Wales
  • 1-2-1 session with Cywain

A light lunch and refreshments are also provided at the event.


Presentation (approx 45mins)

The session will start with an overview of starting a food and drink business with information about the support services available at Food Centre Wales. New Product Development, Training and Marking data topics will also be covered.  This session will also provide details on support available from Food Innovation Wales through the Project HELIX funding.


Food Centre Wales Tour (approx 45mins)

There will be an opportunity to have a full tour of the Innovation & Manufacturing Hub, where you will see the different processing halls and equipment that is available on site.  This will allow you to fully appreciate the resources available to assist you on particular projects.


1-2-1 (approx 45mins)

There is an opportunity to book in for a one-to-one confidential meeting with one of our Food Technologists to discuss a project idea or technical issues that we can support you with.


Optional 1-2-1 sessions

Business Wales & Cywain will be here to explain what funded support is available and you have an opportunity to book for a 1-2-1 session with their advisers to discuss your business or project in more detail.


Area of innovation being demonstrated

Food Industry Experts at The Food Centre Wales assist clients with a comprehensive range of services to enable the food and drink industry to innovate and reach new markets. Services include: New product development, quality assurance, process development, manufacturing, ingredient sourcing, factory design, equipment sourcing, hire of facilities, nutrition, labeling, environmental health, hygiene and food safety.


Who should attend

For existing or new businesses, we are here to help break down the barriers to you getting your products to the customer. Anyone working in the food and drink sector who wants to know more about Food Centre Wales.


Benefits of attending

  • Bespoke advice and guidance specific to individual needs
  • One stop shop for knowledge transfer in the food and drink industry
  • Access to expert Food Technologists


Contact information

To register for this event please contact or Phone: 01559 362230