Guelph Food Technology Centre Merges with NSF International


GUELPH, Ont. — The Guelph Food Technology Centre (GFTC), has merged with Michigan’s NSF International. Together, the two entities bring expertise in food-safety certification, training, quality and technical solutions.

“We share NSF’s same values and vision. Our services are the ideal complement to NSF’s excellence in providing food-safety certification, auditing, training and technical services. We look forward to providing a broader array of food-safety services to members and clients,” said Petra Schennach, president and COO, GFTC.

It’s a win-win situation. “Adding GFTC’s food-safety expertise to our global food division will enable us to expand services to Canadian and multinational companies to help strengthen their food-safety practices and stay competitive,” said Kevan P. Lawlor, president and CEO of NSF International.

NSF-GFTC will be based in Guelph, Ont., where it’s employees will help Canadian farmers, processors and manufacturers remain competitive, improving products and processes. The amalgamation will allow the NSF-GFTC to export Canadian food-safety expertise to other countries, using NSF’s global infrastructure.

Proceeds from the merger will establish GFTC Legacy Inc., which will provide University of Guelph undergraduate scholarships, co-operative education and internships; programs to help improve innovation for food processors; scholarship trusts for future Canadian food technologists; and GFTC member training support.

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