From Small to Large, Serving the Food Industry, Manufacturers, and Agribusiness for more than 25 years.

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.

Food Processing

CIFT's expert network of food scientists offers a full range of food safety services to food processors through microbiological consulting and testing, food safety auditing, and food safety and quality training.

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Small Business

CIFT provides product development guidelines, resources and marketing direction to entrepreneurs involved in the production of value-added food products.

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CIFT provides technical solutions to Ohio companies involved with Growers and Agricultural Producers.  We help our clients with emerging technologies, industry best practices beans and novel business approaches. 

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The Ohio MEP offices serve as partners in delivering valuable services to manufacturers across Ohio.  Plus, staff has resources available beyond northwest Ohio through other Ohio MEP partners.

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