Foreign Supplier Verification Program Workshop | June 6

Learn more on the requirements of FSVP, including definitions of terms such as “importer” and “supplier,” responsibilities of each party in the food chain, and actions that foreign suppliers need to take to ensure their products are considered safe and acceptable for U.S. distribution.

PCQI Blended Course | June and September dates available

Successfully completing this two-part course is one way to meet the requirements for a “Preventive Controls Qualified Individual.” 

The Ohio Signature Food Contest | May 31

Make your food product dream a reality! Submit your food product idea to be considered for the Ohio Signature Food Contest.

Small Business Accelerator Group

The Small Business Accelerator Group is a great way to advance opportunities for your business through unique services, networking and learning opportunities.

Food Safety Plan Development Workshop | Beginning July 10

This course is designed for food processors who are starting from scratch or need help navigating through writing their food safety plan.  Food safety plans are required for FSMA as part of your best defense to prevent food safety issues with your food product(s).

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.

CIFT Food Industry Credential for Students

This program provides two recognized, food industry credentials that 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.

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.

Join our team.

Are you hard-working, creative, and innovative?  Then you're our type!  Check out our career opportunities page.

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