CFWI Innovation Centre hosts event to help local food and beverage professionals get their product on shelves

More than 75 food and beverage processing professionals from across Niagara, Hamilton and the GTA converged on Niagara College’s Niagara-on-the-Lake campus on May 23 to learn how they can get their products on supermarket shelves. ‘Raise the Barcode’ was a collaborative event hosted by the College’s Canadian Food and Wine Institute (CFWI) Innovation Centre. Organizing …Continue reading »

Professor and researcher Amy Proulx earns national food science award

The Canadian Institute of Food Science and Technology (CIFST) has honoured NC’s Amy Proulx PhD, professor and program coordinator of the College’s Culinary Innovation and Food Technology program, with a President’s Award at its recent national conference, held May 27-29 in Niagara-on-the-Lake. Proulx is also a faculty research lead with the CFWI Innovation Centre. The …Continue reading »

Industry partner sets bar for pet food safety with new production facility

Industry partner Iron Will Raw has announced today its expansion move into a 12,000 sq.ft. state-of-the-art production facility in St. Catharines. The new facility was constructed to meet federal food safety guidelines set out by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) for human food production. “This plant will allow the company to become an industry …Continue reading »

NOW HIRING: Mechanical Engineering Research Associate

The Mechanical Engineering Research Associate will have a comprehensive skill set to work with the Walker Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Centre team, Faculty Leads and Industry  Partners on a variety of time‐sensitive projects. The successful candidate may work on research projects in the following areas: – Additive Manufacturing – Product Design & Development – Product Testing – Reality/Spatial Capture – Reverse Engineering – Lean Manufacturing Assessment Click HERE to …Continue reading »