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NECFE

NECFE

Welcome to the Cornell Food Venture Center

Do you have a food product you’d like to bring to market? We can help!
Please visit our dropbox with everything needed to work with us: 

https://cornell.box.com/v/NECFEGuide

We provide assistance to ensure safety and stability of food products entering the marketplace including:

  • Lab Analysis for pH, water activity, and Brix of food and beverage products
  • Process Authority approval and Scheduled Process: Product Review, Documentation, and Process Validation
  • Resources for Nutrition Analysis, Co-packers, Packaging Suppliers, Shelf-Life Studies, and More!
  • Regulatory Compliance: Registration and Licensing with State and FDA agencies
  • Small Scale Food Entrepreneurship: A Technical Guide for Food Ventures
  • Better Process Control School: Necessary certification for Acidified and Low Acid Food manufacturers
  • Food Science 101: check out our Blog!
  • Presentations and workshops: Interested? Contact Shannon Prozeller
Service NYS Business Non NYS Business
Client Registration $25 one time fee $45 one time fee
Laboratory Analysis Only $20 per sample/per test $30 per sample/per test
Analysis and Review Only $37 per product $37 per product
Scheduled Process $80 per product $140 per product
Scheduled Process for Meat $120 per product $210 per product
Scheduled Process version* $37 per product $70 per product
Amendments $37 per product $70 per product
Vacuum Pack Letter/Hazard Analysis $150 then $75 after first $200 then $100 after first
Heat Penetration Study $350 per product size $600 per product size
Classification/Shelf Life Letter $70 per product $100 per product

*Scheduled Process Versions are slight modifications to a formulation to create another product. Example: Mild Salsa and Hot Salsa

Our current turnaround time is about 4-6 weeks for processing. Expedited services are available for an additional fee upon request.