We are a Different
Kind of Partner.
What makes working with us different is our unique ability as a non-profit to deliver solutions and support innovation through direct services as well as vast resources of an extensive network.
Tell Us Your Needs,
And We Will Find You The Answers And Solutions.
Industries We Serve
We work with food and manufacturing companies of all sizes to enhance overall economic performance. Whether you are just starting your product or you have hundreds of employees on the production floor, our experienced experts are ready to help. Our two teams, food team and manufacturing team, provide services from product development to workforce solutions and everything in between.
Finding new opportunities and optimal solutions in every stage of food production for almost 25 years.
Strengthening and growing Northwest Ohio manufacturing through best practices and operational advancements.
Supporting food entrepreneurs to scale up from a recipe to national sales potential and all steps in between.
Elite Network. Training.
In addition to our direct delivery services, we provide opportunities to enhance your network and workforce development.
Our Values = Integrity,
Passion and Commitment
the voice of the food industry
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In 2001 there were two women in Fortune 500 CEO roles. In 2021 there were 45. Things are changing, including in the food industry.
Retained Sales ($)
(2019 – 2020) *All Data as Reported by Clients Through a Third Party Survey
Delivering Resources and Solutions
Across the Food, Manufacturing and Agriculture Sectors.
The Sandridge Food Corporation values it’s relationship with CIFT… Their worldly knowledge on so many subjects is one of the first places we call when challenged with an opportunity for improvement …….. they are leaders in helping our company find the right solutions in these challenging times.
Collaborating with CIFT’s engineering team took a huge burden off my shoulders, freeing me up to do the necessary in-house work that comes with day-to-day operations. The work was quick and efficient, and the system was designed and installed smoothly.
If I don’t know where to turn, I’ll call CIFT. They either have someone on staff to help or they know someone who could. They are a connector that you can trust when you don’t know where to turn.