Research at the National Centre for Food Manufacturing

Applied research undertaken in partnership with businesses is at the heart of NCFM’s research agenda. Our Research and Technical Resources coupled with industry and academic partnerships enable NCFM to readily progress multidisciplinary research and practical problem solving for the food industry. NCFM’s research agenda reflects the food sector’s innovation priorities and is informed by our funding partners and directly by the needs of the diverse sector that we work so closely with, these include retailers and food businesses of all sizes from multinationals, to SME and micro businesses.

NCFM Facilities

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Food Factory


Sensory Suite

Development Kitchen


National Centre for Food Manufacturing, Holbeach Campus, Park Road, Holbeach, Spalding, PE12 7PT
tel: + 44 (0)1406 493000
fax: + 44 (0)1406 493030