Food Product Development Centre


Our Services

The Food Product Development Centre provides a comprehensive range of confidential, professional and innovative services to support the Irish food industry. The unique combination of creative, technical and professional expertise available to the Centre through its links with the Dublin Institute of Technology can be used to provide practical advice to industry clients.

Consultancy services include:

  • Validation of cooking instructions
  • Food safety management
  • Food labelling advice
  • Information services
  • Sensory analysis

How can we help your business?

The Food Product Development Centre carries out confidential project work for clients in the Irish food industry. We understand that every product and project is unique. That's why our studies are customized to meet your needs in the most efficient and cost effective way possible. Together we clearly define your goals so we can recommend the optimal approach. We work independently or with your own management, development, quality or marketing team.

Consulting Expertise

Product Development Sensory Evaluation Additional Services
Competitor Analysis Consumer Hall Tests
Quantitative Analysis
Food Safety Management
Gap Analysis & Product Bench Marking Quantitative Descriptive Analysis / Product Fingerprinting HACCP Development & Audit
Idea Generation Expert Taste Panel Validation of Cooking Instructions
Brainstorming Difference Testing Food Labelling Advice
Concept & Prototype Development Acceptance & Preference Label Check
Ingredient Sourcing & Testing Competitor Benchmarking Nutritional Analysis
Consumer Attitude Evaluation Statistical Analysis Shelf Life Monitor
Focus Groups Culinary Expertise Information Services
Market Research e-surveys Library Services

For information on consultancy services please contact:
Mary Dineen
Tel: +353 1 814 6088. email: