Ferbane Food Campus now open

Damian Moran

Reporter:

Damian Moran

This is the first time-share food production facility to be developed in the Midlands. It is a state of the Art Kitchen which can be hired out for training courses, cookery demo’s and food product development purposes.

This is the first time-share food production facility to be developed in the Midlands. It is a state of the Art Kitchen which can be hired out for training courses, cookery demo’s and food product development purposes.

One of the biggest challenges facing food producers today is finding a facility that meets all food legislation requirements, now Ferbane Food Campus tick’s all the boxes.

Ferbane Food Campus enables food business start-ups to try out those secret recipes or food product ideas within a high spec kitchen facility. Onsite we have a team of professional business entrepreneurs who are here to offer advice, support and business assistance. We are currently running a variety of food related professional development courses which will also help food entrepreneurs develop their potential.

Ferbane Food Campus production kitchen is now available to lease, so if you would like to save on the cost of running your own production kitchen, now is your opportunity to do so. Consider it as a “Test the water” facility.

A food incubation unit can also be made available to any interested food entrepreneur wishing to expand and grow their food production facility.

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KITCHEN EQUIPMENT AVAILABLE ON SITE

Blast chiller

Stainless Steel tables & Racking

Filtered Water System

PVC Walls

Polysafe Vinyl Flooring

Robocoupe Blender

8 Ring Gas Hob

Combi Oven

Smoker Unit

Refrigeration Units

Microwave

Dishwasher

Chest Freezer

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A training course will be done with all equipment. Additional equipment can be sourced to meet your needs. The production kitchen is a pay as you go facility with a separate gas and electricity meter so you only pay for what you use.

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TRAINING / CONFERENCE ROOM

At Ferbane Food Campus we have a state of the art training room. It is fully equipped with wireless broadband, projector screen, DVR player, widescreen interactive TV, live audio/Video camera feed from the demonstration kitchen.

This equipment can be used to record food demonstrations and product presentations.

The training room can accommodate up to 50 people with desk space for up 30 people. It can also be used for training courses, conferences and general meetings.

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SERVICES AVAILABLE ON CAMPUS

Printing, Design, Labelling & Company Logos, Website Design & Facebook Set-up, Food Photography, Food Safety, HACCP, Auditing & Consultancy, Food Preparation & Production Training, Business Plan Development, Food Packaging & Samples, Packaging Equipment

Start-up Supports: Offaly County Enterprise Board & Enterprise Ireland

Bord Bia Mentoring Support

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To arrange a booking or for more information contact: Donal Egan, Business Development Manager, Mobile: 089 4275450, Tel:09064 53926; donnie.egan5@gmail.com; donal@ferbanefoodcampus.ie