Friends of the GFCP
BIG Funding Inc.
Birgit Blain & Associates Inc.
Food Business Strategy ● Brand Development ● Compliant Label Copy ● Design
Birgit Blain & Associates Inc. helps food brands prepare for market entry.
- It takes a team to get market-ready. We have the expertise you need.
- Painless packaging development – we manage the entire project including regulatory compliance.
- Our process minimizes errors and reduces re-work, saving you money.
- Better listing opportunities.
Contact the Packaged Foods Specialists with decades of food industry experience with Loblaws, President’s Choice® and CPG. Birgit@BBandAssoc.com
Business Improvement Group (BIG)
BIG works with you to ensure you are gaining the maximum benefits of the SR&ED program and not missing out on any opportunities. Our second goal is to make the process as seamless and effortless as possible for you internally, so you can focus on your day-to-day business priorities, instead of filling out complex government forms and trying to decipher complicated accounting rules.
Canada’s Gluten-Free Market Place
Discover what Canada’s Gluten-Free Market has to offer!
Come sample, buy, and learn about unique gluten-free products in a safe environment because you have the RIGHT to safe food.
FIRSt offers industry access to technical resources, state of the art facilities, and networking opportunities for food and beverage businesses within the GTA, enabling these companies to grow and reach more customers. We accelerate new food ideas from “concept to commercialization”.
- Access college expertise, technology and equipment to enhance productivity, competitiveness and innovation
- Take products to market swiftly and cost-effectively
- Access creative culinary faculty and student talent who get real world, practical training and learning opportunities working on research projects.
We are a cutting edge research laboratory and test kitchen that meets industry needs.
Fondation québécoise de la maladie coeliaque is a registered charity organization. Founded in 1983, its mission is to improve the lives of people who are affected by celiac disease or non celiac gluten sensitivity with information on the disease and the gluten-free diet. Its efforts are aimed at increasing the knowledge of celiac disease among the public and health professionals, in order to promote early detection. FQMC encourages and supports research. Through the organizations’ activities Fondation québécoise de la maladie coeliaque helps improve the quality of life for those people affected by gluten. The FQMC is a respected voice in Canada for providing its services, entirely in French.
Fondation québécoise de la maladie cœliaque est un organisme de charité enregistré. Fondée en 1983, sa mission est de faire en sorte d’améliorer la vie des personnes qui souffrent de la maladie cœliaque ou de la sensibilité au gluten non coeliaque par de l’information sur la maladie et le régime sans gluten. Ses efforts de sensibilisation visent à accroître la notoriété de cette entéropathie au gluten auprès de la population et des professionnels de la santé de façon à en favoriser le dépistage précoce. Elle favorise et appuie la recherche. Par ses activités, la FQMC contribue à améliorer la qualité de vie des personnes qui doivent éliminer le gluten de leur alimentation. La FQMC est un intervenant important au Canada fournissant ses services entièrement en français.
Gluten Free Garage
Gluten Free Watchdog
INAF has put together the largest team of Canadian researchers dedicated to understanding the complex relationships between foods, food components, nutrition and health, and the role they play in prevention of chronic diseases. INAF puts science at the service of nutrition to fulfill its mission and ensure its actions lead to concrete and durable results that benefit the population’s health and the bio-food sector.
Founded by Université Laval’s food and agriculture faculty (FSAA) in the early 2000s, INAF is a research institute that maintains close ties with the medical and pharmacy faculties.
The Food Processing Human Resource Council
The Ontario Food Protection Association
The Safe Quality Food Institute (SQF)