About Us

St. Angela’s Food Technology Centre was established in 1997 and is situated on the campus of St. Angela’s College, Lough Gill, Sligo. The Food Technology Centre is committed to the development of the very highest standards in all areas of food production and supply, catering to the needs of the food industry including food production and processing, hotels, restaurants, catering and retailers.

The Food Technology Centre offers a wide range of services from new product development and food safety management to training and food factory design through a team of experienced Food Technologists.

Food Safety Management Consultancy

  • BRC 5 Global Food Safety Standard implementation support and advice.
  • Set up and implementation of HACCP
  • Food Safety Risk Assessment
  • Quality and Food Hygiene Improvements
  • Quality and Hygiene Auditing
  • Audit preparation
  • Mentoring

Training Courses

  • Start up your own food business.
  • HACCP (FETAC Accredited)
  • Primary Course in Food Hygiene (EHOA Accredited)
  • National Hygiene Partnership Management of Food Hygiene
  • Auditing in Practice
  • Innovation and Product Development Techniques
  • Sensory Analysis
  • Food Labelling and Legislation
  • Food Business Set up.
  • Gels emulsifiers and stabilisers.

Mentoring and Consultancy programmes

  • University cross border Fusion programmes (InterTrade Ireland)
  • BMW Food Technology Transfer Initiative
  • A Knowledge Provider for “Enterprise Ireland’s Innovation Voucher Scheme” value (€5000.00) and we can assist you with the process

New Product Development

  • Recipe and concept development
  • In business process development.
  • Recipe cost reduction
  • NPD Mentoring and new product commercialisation.
  • NPD structure and systems implementation
  • Test kitchen facilities
  • Sensory Analysis in a purpose built, computerised laboratory built to ISO 8589 standard
  • Nutritional Analysis using Micro-Diet database system.

Food Labelling

  • Label development
  • QUID & Allergen Information
  • Nutritional & Health claims.

Food Business Mentoring.

  • Cost reduction.
  • Production efficiency
  • Preventive Maintenance planning

If you would like any more information on any of our services or to talk with any of our highly qualified technologists, with expertise in a broad range of Food Industry Sectors. Please contact the Food Technology Centre by phone or email.