Ohio Advanced Processing Consortium

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Since 1995, CIFT has provided technical innovations and solutions to the food processing, agribusiness, and agricultural sectors.  These services are designed to enhance the economic performance of the food processing and agricultural sectors and create new jobs within the industry.  Through demonstrations of technologies and novel business approaches, companies are able to improve their competitive position.

Are you interested in product development, waste reduction, energy efficiency, research project abstracts, or food safety?  CIFT's business advisors and food scientists can help.

Need alternative crop info, energy audits or information on waste reduction?  CIFT provides technical solutions.

CIFT nurtures farm to chef, farm to school, farmers markets, Ohio MarketMaker, hoop houses, greenhouses, and value-added crop programs.

Hoop houses, vertical systems, grow a row, gleaning, food safety, farm incubator, and soil projects spring from CIFT.

Learn about NOCK, blanching/freezing, industry partnerships, and MEP (Manufacturing Extension Partnership). CIFT's business advisors can help.