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February 28, 2020
Food processing event connects students to industry

On February 27, more than 160 Conestoga students, graduates and partners from the food, beverage and packaging industry gathered at...


December 19, 2018
Training program delivers cost savings for FGF Brands

Corporate training delivered by Conestoga’s Institute of Food Processing Technology (IFPT) will result in significant cost savings for North York-based...


April 13, 2018
Food Manufacturing students help children's breakfast program

Students in Conestoga’s Operations Leadership in Food Manufacturing graduate certificate program are using their coursework to help local charity Nutrition...


September 7, 2016
Conestoga granted more than $1.5M to support research and innovation

The Government of Canada will provide more than $1.5M to support applied research at Conestoga that will drive innovation to...


September 2, 2016
Ontario invests in research for food processing innovation

The Ontario government will provide $540,000 to support applied research at Conestoga College that will drive innovation for the food...


May 26, 2016
Packaging students win design challenge

Students in Conestoga’s Packaging Engineering Technician program won first place in the Just One Package Innovation Challenge held May 18...


October 7, 2015
Tours offer behind-the-scenes look at unique facility

The Craig Richardson Institute of Food Processing Technology (IFPT) welcomed the return of its Food Tech Tuesday tours on September...


October 2, 2015
Manufacturing leaders share lessons learned

Nearly 300 representatives from manufacturing firms, industry associations, government and post-secondary institutions attended a networking and learning event at Conestoga’s...


June 19, 2015
Summer course offers unique experience for food science students

With just a week of classes left to go, a team of students in Conestoga’s summer Food Processing Operations course...


September 18, 2014
Tours provide an inside look at today's food processing industry

A new initiative launched by the Craig Richardson Institute of Food Processing Technology (IFPT) is increasing public awareness of one...


March 21, 2014
New support for business growth announced at Conestoga

The Honourable Gary Goodyear, MP for Cambridge and Minister of State for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario,...


July 9, 2013
Food Science students build their skills with hands-on experience

Food science students from McGill University and the University of Guelph joined Conestoga faculty at the Craig Richardson Institute of...


March 27, 2013
Chinese delegation learns from Conestoga

A delegation of school administrators representing the Guangxi provincial government visited Conestoga on March 26 with the purpose of exchanging...


November 16, 2012
Partners celebrate grand opening of food processing technology institute

The grand opening of the Institute of Food Processing Technology (IFPT) was celebrated November 15th at Conestoga's Engineering and Information...


July 30, 2012
Garden project focuses on sustainability

A new project focusing on environmental sustainability has 'sprouted' up at Conestoga College. Staff and student volunteers have just completed...


May 25, 2012
Robotics students get taste of food industry

Thanks to a pair of propitious partnerships, Conestoga’s robotics program has begun to position itself in the rapidly growing food...


February 10, 2012
Investing in jobs and growth

The Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), announced today...