Solving F&B problems since 2007

04 Oct 2019

Article featured how the Food Innovation & Resource Centre (FIRC) at SP has quietly helped over 700 F&B players, from product development to food analysis, to innovate and get ahead. Since 2007, FIRC has worked on more than 1,500 projects, of which 38 per cent have hit the shelves or were adopted by companies, like Irvin's Salted Egg and You Tiao Man. Today, the centre has about 33 full-time professionals, including food technologists and chefs, and over 100 pieces of equipment. It offers four main services: consultancy, training, lab testing and equipment leasing. FIRC’s director, Koh Kok Sin shared that typically, food companies have asked for help with extending shelf life, commercialising products and transforming food ingredients.

[The Business Times]

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