Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium (EMC) is a unique non-profit organization dedicated to helping manufacturers GROW and become MORE COMPETITIVE, at home and around the world. EMC has grown to become Canada’s largest manufacturing consortium and with over one thousand industry events annually, is one of the most active manufacturing organizations in North America!
For more than a quarter century EMC has been responsible for contributing significant knowledge, expertise and resources towards the success of over 5,000 consortium and online member manufacturers, representing every province across Canada. EMC’s total manufacturing audience includes 40,000+ employers and 600,000 manufacturing employees.
Our EMC Food and Beverage Consortium has truly enjoyed some excellent networking events over the past several years! We have shared best practices, visited plants across the Province, connected in group settings and on a one-to-one basis. The topics – all relevant and timely – have ultimately focused on what it takes to be competitive in the food industry today.
We at Ontario Food Protection Association provide a common forum for those associated with food safety & protection within the Ontario food industry and beyond. The Association encourages exchange ideas, experiences and information between members in industry, academia, government, retailers, consultants, diagnostic labs and sector associations. This encompasses brining the membership of the latest research in food safety, along with regulatory updates, training opportunities, trends and advances in technologies. The OFPA provides all members with the Association’s award winning newsletter Prophylaxis which provides a platform to publish news of direct relevance to the Ontario food industry along with featured articles such as Opinions on current events, Spotlight on member organizations and Backgrounders on a range of subjects such as pathogens, sanitation, in addition to novel technologies.
AFC connects businesses with networks, skills and space to elevate their food/beverage/technology/personal care business to the next level. We are dedicated to connecting you with the right people and provide opportunities to advance your local and global business development. Participate in a mentorship series or attend an event to learn more. Food Central Cowork, powered by AFC, brings entrepreneurs, service providers, academic institutions and enthusiasts together in one space to pursue their goals, collaborate and scale businesses. Monthly lunch n’ learns, potlucks and fun events encourage members to mix up their day and connect with others. We’re not your typical office!
Food Online’s objective is to help food and beverage manufacturers produce safe, quality products on time, while remaining compliant, competitive, and profitable through high-quality editorial. The publication is written for food manufacturing executives, plant managers, facility engineers, quality assurance officers, and other members of the food industry employees seeking education and solutions for their position’s day-to-day struggles. Food Online articles also provide a forum for subscribers to discuss issues the industry currently faces. Topics that Food Online covers include:
Safety — microbial contamination, adulteration, FDA and FSMA regulatory updates, along with food safety software updates and solutions
Processing — automation, mixing and blending, material handling, and filling equipment and systems
Packaging — primary, secondary, and contract packaging, packaging inspection and equipment systems
Product Inspection — check weighing, metal detection, and x-ray inspection equipment and systems
Supply Chain — traceability, sustainability, and cold chain issues and solutions
Canadian Food Business Magazine is the go to publication for tips and trends in today’s food and beverage science industry. With topics ranging from beer brewing to protein determination, this magazine reaches a diverse audience with an average of 17,000* print and digital copies. Audiences include academia, scientists, government, and food services.
Global Food Safety Resource (GFSR) publishes trusted solutions and expertise for food businesses operating in global markets. The web site, www.globalfoodsafetyresource.com, promotes food safety best practices in all sectors of the food industry from farm to fork, with a goal of ensuring a safer food supply chain. Areas of focus on the web site include food safety standards, risk management, food science, food technology, free food safety resources and more. Visitors to the website have the opportunity to become a member of the online community, where they can enjoy benefits such as free white papers, webinars, monthly eNewsletters, content in 60 languages and more. Members also enjoy practical insights and expertise from subject matter experts that are working in the field of food safety. Become a member today at www.globalfoodsafetyresource.com/registration. From news articles to topic definitions, GFSR is a “one-stop-shop” for food businesses seeking solutions and expertise.
NSF-GFTC is a global leader in food safety, training, quality and technical solutions, offering the most up-to-date knowledge to leading companies in the food and beverage industry. Each business we work with has unique needs and challenges, from developing new products to meeting global food safety standards to incorporating sustainable practices.
Each year, NSF-GFTC experts audit and consult with over 1500 businesses in the food and beverage industry and train more than 3000 professionals. Our services reach across the globe to 26 countries in 8 languages.