Ohio Food Industry Summit | March 1

Learn how robots can improve your throughput, work in a wash down environment, and improve your business overall!

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.

Grower's Meeting | Mar. 20

Celebrate National Agriculture Day with us! CIFT invites specialty crop growers and agriculture professionals to attend this informative session on expanding your growing techniques and food safety measures.

Market Research Webinar | Mar. 14

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

Food Safety Training | April 23

Nationally recognized food safety expert Shari Plimpton, Ph.D., vice president, director of food industry programs, CIFT, will discuss fundamentals of proper production practices, sanitation and hygiene practices for safe, high-quality product.

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.

2018 Ohio Food Contest

Get your recipe ready! Registration begins January 2018.

Details coming soon!

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 info@ciftinnovation.org to find out more!

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

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