Food Innovation Centre with Test Kitchen
Our Food Innovation Centre situated in Jamisontown provides you with a funky multipurpose space. In The Lab, you can create innovative new food and beverage products, experiment using professional food scientist tools and conduct multiple different test types. Our clients have found The Lab to be of enormous value in their food product development ventures.
In our Presentation Centre, you can bring your products to life. Explore different display and service options, and taste and sample. Our conference space, The Hub is an inviting environment where you can host various types of professional gatherings.
The Food Innovation Centre Lab
A purpose built and fitted food innovation lab with scale equipment for food product design and development of most types of food and beverages. Our purpose built units include:
- The Bakery – Create a world of breads, cakes, biscuits and other baked goods using our commercial kitchen appliances. The Bakery is equipped with mixers, proofers and ovens for pilot scale development of your recipes. Having a food scientist or technologist on hand makes for efficient problem-solving.
- Cheese-Making Corner – Make pilot scale hard and soft cheeses in our fully functioning cheese-making laboratory. It is fitted with temperature controlled vats, hoops, presses and controlled atmosphere storage.
- Speciality Unit – Discover smarter ways to create foods using carbonation, emulsification, dry mixing, dehydrating and freezing in our Food Innovation Centre.
- The Testing Hub – Discover how to be a food scientist for a day. Our testing hub gives you the opportunity to use the latest equipment in food product development. Test pH levels, temperature, viscosity, acid, salt, filtration, Brix, microscope starch staining and moisture content.
- Shelf Life Testing Unit – Test the stability and expiry timeline of your food and beverage products in our accelerated shelf life testing unit.
The Presentation Centre
At our Food Innovation Centre, we have established a vibrant functional space where you can craft and polish your professional presence. It is comprised of two main areas:
- An urban café-style presentation facility with presentation and food display equipment.
- A sample preparation and sensory evaluation unit, including tasting proformers, sample prep and food labelling.
Our Food Innovation Centre also provides flexible and cutting-edge options, perfect for local business operators in Sydney’s western suburbs. It is available for use by organisations within and outside of the Australian food industry. The Hub is suitable for all occasions including:
- Staff training
- Product launches
- Meetings and conferences
- Product presentations
- Corporate functions
Be a part of the outstanding food innovation Australia is known for around the world. Partner with Qualdes to achieve your food and beverage production goals. To enquire about The Lab, our Presentation Centre or The Hub, drop us a line or give us a call today.