Teagasc – the Agriculture and Food Development Authority – is the national body providing integrated research, advisory and training services to the agriculture and food industry and rural communities. The Teagasc Food Research Programme covers a wide range of topics in the agri-food arena. Research, development and innovation initiatives supporting food for health, meat and dairy processing, cereals/bakery and the marine and plant-based food sectors are the core activities within the Food Programme, delivered across its five departments across research centres in Cork and Dublin