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Companies registering four people get the 5th free!

Introductory HACCP Workshop | March 7-8

This course is a combination of lecture and classroom exercises and is accredited by the International HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point) Alliance and meets Global Food Safety Initiative requirements.

Resources for Small Businesses | Feb. 15

Are you looking to grow your business and expand your marketing opportunities? This round-table seminar will feature area attorneys and small business experts ready to answer your business related questions and provide the necessary resources to get your business to the next level.

Market Research Webinar | Mar. 14

This webinar, presented by CIFT and GlobalData will discuss emerging trends in natural and organic foods and drinks.

Magic Wok finds the magic at NOCK

By processing at CIFT’s facility, Magic Wok enjoyed more than $800,000 in increased and retained sales, and six jobs were also retained. There were $200,000 in savings on investments, $80,000 in cost savings, and a $10,000 investment into new products and processes.

Student Food Industry Credentials

The CIFT Food Industry Certification can verify high school student expertise in the areas of agriculture, food and natural resources, bioscience, food science and safety, bioresearch and food marketing and research.

Food Safety Magazine 2017 Feature

Read this cover story authored by CIFT's Dr. Shari Plimpton, along with Savour Food Safety International's Gina Kramer, and her staff, Tara Riley and Elise Forward! Page 60-64.

2018 Ohio Food Contest

Get your recipe ready! Registration begins January 2018.

Details coming soon!

CIFT announces initiative for 3-D printed medical devices

Learn about this unique collaboration to advance the design and production of medical devices using additive manufacturing technologies.

Learn how good employees can be great through Lean Manufacturing!

Our approach involves working with top management to determine a best fit overall strategy for Continuous Improvement.

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Our membership program is tailored to your needs. Give us a call at 419-535-6000 or email us at to find out more!

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From Small to Large, Serving Ohio Businesses for more than 20 years.

Assisting new and growing businesses.

CIFT works with small and startup companies through our kitchen incubator, providing product development guidelines, resources, marketing direction and more.

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