Exterior of Richardson Centre for Food Technology and Research

Richardson Centre for Food Technology and Research

International Trainee Symposium in Agri-Food



What we offer

About the Richardson Centre

The Richardson Centre for Food Technology and Research is a state-of-the-art, 55,000 square foot building located on the University of Manitoba Fort Garry campus.

The Centre connects researchers from the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences with the food and agriculture value chain by engaging in collaborative research and development activities. 

Our Mission is: Advancing food quality and human nutrition through traditional and innovative food processing techniques.

Our Mandate is: Supporting the food and agriculture value chain by engaging in collaborative research and development activities with the food industry and providing the following services:

  • Pilot plant scale dry seed milling and fractionation processing of agricultural food products 
  • Semi-pilot plant scale (>1 L <100 L) development and functional characterization of food ingredients 
  • Investigating the effects of food products, extracts or specific nutrients on human nutrition and wellness 
  • Semi-pilot plant scale (>1 kg <100 kg) encapsulation, tabletting and packaging of dry food or plant extracts that enhance human nutrition 
  • Fostering R&D innovation in food and nutrition through industry-university research partnerships and technical service agreements or contracts.

Who we are

Our tenants

The Centre leases office, laboratory and pilot plant space to organizations aligned with its mission and mandate.

Leasing opportunities

The Richardson Centre for Food Technology and Research has the following rental opportunities:

  • Pilot plant space
  • Commercial kitchen
  • Laboratory space

See complete details on available facilities and equipment.

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Contact Us

Richardson Centre for Food Technology and Research
196 Innovation Drive
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2  Canada