Guelph Food Technology Centre – Regulatory Updates – May 19, 2011

May 19, 2011 By

May 9, 2011

COR and GFTC Form Exclusive Partnership

Two leading Canadian organizations in the food and beverage industry have formed an alliance to better service food manufacturers and end consumers. COR (Kashruth Council of Canada) – Canada’s largest kosher certification agency, and GFTC (Guelph Food Technology Centre), Canada’s leader in providing companies with food safety, training, quality and technical solutions, have solidified a partnership that will make food safety and kosher certification more readily accessible.

May 16, 2011

Mocon Partners With Canada’s Guelph Food Technology Centre To Create New Certified Package-Testing Lab

Minneapolis, Minn. and Guelph, Ont., Canada (May 16, 2011)— MOCON, Inc. (NASDAQ: MOCO) and the Guelph Food Technology Centre (GFTC) have partnered to establish a certified permeation testing lab at GFTC.

GFTC will now operate the first MOCON-certified test facility in Canada, and only the second non-MOCON owned and operated in the world. (The first was in partnership with Hemetek, Mumbai, India.) The two MOCON-certified facilities are in addition to the three company-owned and operated laboratory locations (Minneapolis, Germany and China).

“Our partnership with the well-respected GFTC, will now enable Canadian food and beverage brand owners to have access to the gold standard in permeation testing in their own back yard,” said Alan Shema, product manager for consulting and test services, MOCON.