Rutgers Food Innovation Center
Start Date: July 2007
End Date: July 2008
Client: Rutgers University
Architect: J.W. Pedersen Architect, PC
Building Size: 23,000 sq. ft.
Construction: Butler® Metal Building / Conventional
Food incubator and processing center
The incubator facility includes a shared-use processing facility, a marketing and technology services area, and an administrative support area.
Special Characteristics and Challenges
The facility was built to USDA standards of fit and finish and comprises several processing areas: cold process area, hot process area, dry process area, as well as dry and refrigerated/frozen storage areas and other laboratories and research sections.
“The team that Stanker & Galetto brought together to construct this landmark structure did a truly outstanding job. The staff was instrumental in making this a building that Rutgers and the local community can be proud of.”
– H. Louis Cooperhouse, Director Rutgers FIC