Food Innovation

Welcome to Food Innovation @ Abertay

Food Innovation @ Abertay (FIA) is a practical innovation support service to food and drink businesses. Offering solutions to business challenges using specialist staff, equipment and facilities; which are tailored to meet specific business needs.

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Information for Business

Food Innovation @ Abertay staff can help your business to manage the process successfully by sharing their skills, knowledge and expertise with you.

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Trade Organisation or 3rd Sector

We have worked with many different trade organisations and 3rd sector collaborators.

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Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP)

We have been successful in obtain 4 different KTP’s with 4 different companies.

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Our Degree Programmes

Great tasting food can bring an incredible amount of pleasure, and Abertay's food courses teach the skills necessary to understand food preparation and presentation, analysis of taste and consumer preference. These skills are useful for developing new food and drink products and healthier recipes.

Students at Abertay work in well-equipped training kitchens and learn about developing products, ensuring food safety, promoting and marketing products, food photography, sensory analysis and much more.

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Thursday 16 January 2020

RT @AbertayUni: These crisps (which are delicious!!) were developed with the help of @FoodInAbertay student Aileen McColm…

Tuesday 14 January 2020

RT @ifstnews: [IFST MEMBERS] We’re on the look out for new judges to join our Ecotrophelia preliminary judging panel! If you’d like to kno…

Friday 10 January 2020

RT @AbertayUni: . @FoodInAbertay graduate Helen Welsh turns author to publish memoirs:

Tuesday 07 January 2020

RT @ifstnews: If you are a student and would like to attend one of our launchpads, we have some spaces free for you to attend our upcoming…