Food Manufacturing

Providing training, resources and facilities for food manufacturing industries.

Food Manufacturing

Advancements in food innovation and changes in FDA regulations have dramatically changed food manufacturing in the United States over the last several years. The passage of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) has raised the bar of regulatory compliance, employee training, and supplier qualification. Our Food, Beverage, and Natural Products program provides training solutions, resources and facilities to food manufacturers to address this changing environment. Whether it's through FDA required training courses or helping food businesses navigate quality and safety concerns, the Food, Beverage, and Natural Products program has solutions to fit your companies needs.

Introduction to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) for Food, Beverage, and Natural Products
This course will provide an overview of current Food and Drug Administration (FDA) CGMP regulations... more
Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) diagram
This course equips food production employees and floor supervisors with all they need to know to... more
Elements of Preventive Controls
The Current Good Manufacturing Practice, Hazard Analysis, and Risk-based Preventive Controls for... more
Fundamentals of Food Safety
Keeping food safe for human or animal consumption means knowing how to execute quality safety... more
Introductory HACCP
Developing or following a Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) plan can be daunting. In... more
Report Writing; Considerations and Best Practices
Take command of your report and learn how to write clear, accurate, and easy-to-read professional... more
Test Kitchen Asheville, NC

Our Test Kitchen provides onsite equipment rental for entrepreneurs working on food and beverage product formulation. Commercial, non-traditional, and testing equipment is available. Our clients receive foundational training support before conducting their own research and development. Ingredients and finished products that are used or produced in the Test Kitchen are not intended to be sold for consumption. Please contact us for more information.

1463 Sand Hill Road
Tech Commercialization Center (TCC) Room 226
Candler, NC 28715
Phone: 828-398-7947

Natural Products Laboratory Asheville, NC

The Natural Products Lab offers analytical and quality assurance testing services and onsite equipment rentals for life science businesses, entrepreneurs, and researchers. We’re always looking to expand our services by working on new projects. Contact us to talk about method development, testing, and training opportunities. Visit https://www.abtech.edu/bionetwork to learn more.

1463 Sand Hill Road
Tech Commercialization Center (TCC)
Candler, NC 28715
Phone: 828-398-7947