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Do you have a food product you’d like to bring to market? We can help!

Visit our LINK BELOW for instructions and the submission form needed to request a product review and safety validation:


Our team of professionals has expertise in all aspects of food safety and regulatory compliance and we are a Recognized Process Authority. Teaching, research and extension programs are integrated to support the development and success of agricultural, value-added, food products.


Through the center, entrepreneurs have access, for a fee, to established Cornell facilities such as:

  • Cornell Food Venture Center Pilot Plant offers extensive state of the art equipment for a wide variety of processing, testing and scale-up operations. Controlled temperature and humidity rooms are available for storage and shelf-life studies. Located at Cornell AgriTech in Geneva, NY.
  • Vinification and Brewing Technology Laboratory is a pilot plant serving wine makers and brewers for collaborative research and development in winemaking and brewing. Located at Cornell AgriTech in Geneva, NY.
  • Food Processing and Development Laboratory includes a 10,000 ft2 pilot plant equipped with a wide selection of pilot-scale equipment, available for use by clients on a contract basis. Located in Stocking Hall, Ithaca, NY.
  • Dairy Pilot Plant equipped with cheese, yogurt and ice cream processing capabilities. Located in Stocking Hall, Ithaca, NY.