The Food Centre was established as a partnership between the Government of Saskatchewan (represented by Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture), the Saskatchewan Food Processors Association and the University of Saskatchewan (represented by Department of Food and Bioproduct Sciences). The range of expertise that each partner brings to the table enables the Food Centre to provide processors with information and technical assistance needed to manufacture a product, get it to market, and maintain a viable operation.
The Ministry of Agriculture offers valuable support to the Saskatchewan food industry. Their experienced staff is available to assist the agriculture industry through its service offerings such as business expertise and leadership, technical support, research, etc. The branches in Ministry of Agriculture is committed to enhancing the development of a vibrant agricultural industry. The Food Centre is pleased to be working with the Ministry of Agriculture in many value added initiatives.
Office location: 3085 Albert Street Regina, SK S4S 0B1 Tel: 306-787-5140 www.agriculture.gov.sk.ca
The Saskatchewan Food and Ingredient Processors Association (SFIPA) is an industry association with a mandate to increase exposure of member companies and assist in any way possible to increase their sales to market. The goals of the SFIPA is to profile and promote Saskatchewan’s food and ingredient sector provincially, nationally and internationally. To represent and serve as a spokes group for the collective interests of Saskatchewan's food and ingredient industry provincially, nationally and internationally. To assist in the growth and increase the competitiveness of the food and ingredient sector.
The Food Centre works closely with the University of Saskatchewan’s research scientists at the Department of Food and Bioproduct Sciences. The Department links processors to the latest technology and research information. Their food product development group assists the Food Centre in the expansion and diversification of the food industry.