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Moorepark Food Research Centre

Teagasc Moorepark is located on a 110 hectare site in North Cork with a dedicated Food Research Centre, an extensive Animal and Grassland Research Facility and a Pig Production Development Facility.

The primary focus of the Food Research Centre at Moorepark is dairy science and food for health, including dairy-based ingredients, cheese research, flavour chemistry, fermented foods, bioactive compounds, milk quality and safety, food microbiology and microbiome research.

A state-of-the-art food pilot plant, Moorepark Technology Limited (MTL), is located next to the Teagasc Food Research Centre on the Moorepark campus. The National Food Innovation Hub is currently under development on the Teagasc Moorepark campus.

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