FIRSt offers industry access to technical resources, state of the art facilities and networking opportunities for small and medium-sized businesses within the GTA food and beverage industry, enabling these companies to grow and reach more customers. We accelerate new food ideas from “concept to commercialization”, illustrated by the success of our clients.

Industry can:

  • Access college expertise, technology and equipment to enhance productivity, competitiveness and innovation
  • Take products to market swiftly and cost-effectively
  • Access creative culinary faculty and student talent who get real world, practical training and learning opportunities working on research projects

We have cutting edge research laboratories and test kitchens meet industry needs.