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Guelph Research and Development Centre is a research centre of the Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC). The Centre is specializes in food safety, quality and nutrition, and is committed to ensuring that food produced in Canada continues to be among the safest and of the highest quality in the world.

The Guelph Research and Development Centre was established in 1997, with the intent to put in place a federal capacity in food research at the heart of the largest Canadian concentration of expertise and infrastructures dedicated to food research and development. The Guelph Research and Development Centre supports a sustainable and profitable agri-food sector in Canada by carrying out world class research in food safety and quality, proactively mitigating food safety threats as well as generating fundamental and applied knowledge that enable the Canadian agri-food sector to develop health promoting food that respond to consumer needs, whereby generating added value throughout the food chain.

Current research activities include New opportunities from bioresources:

  • Conducting research on novel bioprocesses for separating and modifying agricultural and agri-food products that will have enhanced properties and commercial potential
  • Characterizing and identifying agricultural bioproducts for human, animal and industrial applications

Contact Information


93 Stone Rd W
Guelph ON N1G 5C9