Pilot Plant

Research & Development

Pilot Plant

Give your baking innovations room to grow! Our 12,000 square foot pilot plant has all the space and equipment you need for your food product development needs. Here you’ll have the freedom to innovate and troubleshoot, as you draw from our expertise and hone your products without disrupting your day-to-day plant operations.


We’re here to help you put your best foot forward with your products. Here are some of the many services we provide at our pilot plant:

  • Start-up / scale-up assistance
  • Product formulation and development
  • Access a wide variety of industrial grade baking manufacturing equipment
  • Troubleshooting product and process issues
  • Training production personnel
  • Fresh baked, refrigerated, or frozen production
  • Sample production for consumer tests, sales, or trade shows

AIB Expertise

As an internationally known center for education and research, we have offered nearly a century of guidance and expertise to the food industry. Our staff has considerable experience with all types of baked products, whether fresh, par baked, or frozen, including breads, cookies and biscuits, pizza, crackers, cakes, pastries, tortillas, and pet foods. We can assist with projects requiring highly specialized talents in production scale-up, equipment testing, sanitation, engineering, and accounting.

Contact us to get started bringing your best ideas to life today!

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