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In-House Training & Workshops

CIFT also offers private, in-house training for your employees.  Any past or present workshop, like HACCP, PCQI, Internal Auditing, Customized Listeria training, etc., can be conducted in-house as well as any specialized or customized training to meet your specific needs.  For more information, contact Stacy Vernon, project manager, at 419-535-6000, ext. 111 or svernon@ciftinnovation.org.

For training or seminars related to LEAN, cybersecurity, automation additive manufacturing (3-D printing), ERP/MRP solutions, etc., please contact Troy Wildermuth, director of manufacturing, Ohio Manufacturing Extension Partnership at 419-535-6000, ext. 105, or twildermuth@ciftinnovation.org.


CIFT Announces winner of the 2019 Food Contest

CIFT President & CEO, Rebecca Singer announced the Ohio Signature Food Contest winners selected in recognition of their product concepts at the Ohio State Fair.

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CIFT kitchen incubator achieves food safety excellence

The Northwest Ohio Cooperative Kitchen (NOCK), managed by CIFT, achieved a superior score on a Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) third party food safety audit.

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CIFT Food Industry Credential for Students

Established as the CIFT Food Industry Certification, the 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.

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