Consumer science expertise and facilities for the food industry
If your goal is creating value-added manufactured food products that are cost efficient and appealing to consumers then CSIRO can help.
CSIRO’s sensory, flavour and consumer science expertise is unique in that it integrates flavour science, objective sensory science and consumer acceptance and food choices.
Food safety and microbiology services for the food industry
Food microbiology services
Our experts provide a unique food microbiology service for Australian food industries. We specialise in the more complex and obscure food safety and spoilage issues and provide consultant food safety assessments.
We work with the food manufacturing industry adopting and developing new technologies and process applications for safer, fresher and healthier foods.
Protein foods expertise for the food industry
CSIRO's food innovation centre explores the science of milk to create commercial opportunities for new dairy products.
Meat and seafood
With our expertise in muscle foods, we assist the meat and seafood industries with a broad range of quality issues and new product opportunities, from improving colour and tenderness to value adding and extending shelf life.
Horticulture and grains
We research, develop and deliver value-added opportunities for industry in horticultural and grain products.
Future Protein Mission
We are working with collaborators from across industry, research and government to co-design this mission. This summary reflects the mission in development as it continues to evolve.
Protein is a building block of life and we'll need to grow more protein, more sustainably, to feed the world's growing population. We're helping make new high protein foods and feed with our expertise in protein research, food science, nutrition, innovation and more. Read about some of our research developing protein-based foods and feed.
Ways of working with us
Working with us
CSIRO's food innovation centre makes it easy for food, ingredient and equipment manufacturing companies to access our extensive expertise, technologies and support in innovation.
CSIRO Agriculture & Food has established a Company Creation team that is looking to collaborate with companies to rapidly deliver transformational technologies to address significant market opportunities.
Welcome to CSIRO's food innovation centre
CSIRO’s food innovation centre makes it easy for food, ingredient and equipment manufacturing companies to access our extensive expertise, technologies and support in innovation. From adopting innovative technologies and improving process efficiency to creating high value products for new markets, we partner with industry every day.