Category Archives: Food & Beverage Innovation Centre

Position Available: Food Science Laboratory Research Assistant with our FBIC team

Located at the Daniel J. Patterson campus in Niagara-on-the-Lake, the Food & Beverage Innovation Centre (FBIC) offers a full suite of services to support industry innovation and commercialization of new products and processes. Food Science Laboratory Research Assistant The Laboratory Research Assistant will be enrolled in any Niagara College program located on the Daniel J. Patterson Campus. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to … Continue reading Position Available: Food Science Laboratory Research Assistant with our FBIC team »

Now Hiring: Food Science Research Associate position with our FBIC team

Student Research technologist, assistant and scientific manager working in FBIC's Food Chemistry Lab.

Food Science Research Associate The Food Science Research Associate will be a recent graduate of a Niagara College program in either the School of Culinary Arts; School of Wine, Beer and Spirits; School of Business and Management, or a related program. Over the term of the contract, the Research Associate will support projects involving food science, culinary, and food safety research activities at the Food & … Continue reading Now Hiring: Food Science Research Associate position with our FBIC team »

R&I school project turns into career for NC grad

Tell us about where you work. I work as the Head Brewer in Miski Brewing, Barrie, Ont. It is a gluten-free, organic, vegan, and kosher certified brewery. After a lot of effort, we officially launched the product in the market last month, in July. For now, we have one label being sold called Ancestral, the first 100% quinoa beer in the world, but more are … Continue reading R&I school project turns into career for NC grad »

A busy fall season full of events for FBIC

FBIC Upcoming Events - calendar

  The Food & Beverage Innovation Centre (FBIC) will be sending their experts to three key industry events in the fall. On Sept. 21, the FBIC team will attend the Food and Beverage Annual Golf Tournament at Peninsula Lakes Golf Club and sample ready-to-drink beverages they helped develop. They are also gold sponsors of the event. Carved from the remains of an old sand and gravel … Continue reading A busy fall season full of events for FBIC »

Food safety expert adds to the uniqueness of Niagara College’s FBIC

Around the world, an estimated 600 million people – almost 1 in 10 – fall ill after eating contaminated food each year. Concerns over food safety have also been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. That’s why Angela Tellez-Lance’s unique combination of skills as a food scientist and engineer make her a highly valuable team member of the Food & Beverage Innovation Centre (BCIC). She helps … Continue reading Food safety expert adds to the uniqueness of Niagara College’s FBIC »

Pasteurization: a key to food safety and a service FBIC provides

From an Expert's Perspective

This month, we hear from Edmund Co, Research Lead with the Food & Beverage Innovation Centre. Before urbanization, most milk was consumed locally. This raw milk was fit for consumption because local rural consumers had adapted to the pathogens in the milk, and it wouldn’t make people sick. Throughout the early modern age, urbanization began, which saw the movement of large numbers of people to cities. … Continue reading Pasteurization: a key to food safety and a service FBIC provides »