Scientific research and data is essential to identify and validate novel ingredients, support new product development, product efficacy and trouble-shooting processes.
Shannon ABC food and drink research is predominantly focused on ingredient development, and determining efficacy and impact of these ingredients. The types of ingredients and raw materials research that Shannon ABC have received funding for includes:
- Edible mushrooms
- Seaweed extracts
- Oyster powder
The core research that Shannon ABC carries out is intended as use-inspired research; it is research with an application in mind. The types of efficacy that we have studied for food and drink applications include:
- Heart health
Shannon ABC works with Food@LIT to deliver our consumer facing supports for Food and Drink companies and is a member of Irish Food Tech, a consortium of Technology Gateways operating within the Food and Drink sector.