At FACTS we can help support your business by providing specialist advice on your products to ensure their success in the marketplace. The Food and Consumer Testing Suite (FACTS) offers the opportunity to create, develop, refine and improve your food or drink products.
Situated on the Coleraine campus, this new Virtual Reality (V.R.) convenience store, designed in collaboration with shopper marketing agency FPP and Spar NI, is the only one of its kind on the island of Ireland.
The Market Intelligence Lab (MIL) provides consumer insight from Tesco Clubcard (representing over 40% UK food purchasing behaviour) and Mintel through a purpose-built lab consisting of computer terminals with tailored market intelligence resources and experimental new product development (NPD) resources.
The Academy: The Centre for Food, Drink and Culture is an educational hub that will further strengthen hospitality and culinary arts management as two of Ulster University’s flagship areas of provision, the Academy incorporates a state-of-the-art restaurant, culinary school, beverage school and conference and meeting facilities.