Craig Richardson Institute of Food Processing Technology (IFPT)

Based at Conestoga College’s Cambridge campus, the Institute of Food Processing Technology (IFPT) provides education, training, research, and technical expertise focused on the Canadian food and beverage manufacturing industry.

The IFPT develops multi-skilled graduates with leadership and plant-floor expertise, and partner with food and beverage manufacturers to achieve technological solutions. Its facilities include a food testing laboratory, and a food processing pilot plant which provide students the opportunity to operate industry equipment on three complete production lines: bakery, fresh vegetables and beverage. Furthermore, the IFPT provides part-time and full-time educational programs and courses pertaining to food processing operations.


Cambridge Campus
Conestoga College
850 Fountain Street South
Cambridge, Ontario
N3H 0A8

Area of Expertise

Food production


Process R&D
Product R&D
Project Development
Business Development & Consulting

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Published: September 15, 2021

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