Operational Services

  • Research and Development (R&D) and QA

    • On-site contracted R&D, QA services for small/medium size food businesses
    • Prepare prototypes at HACCP approved at Agriculture Canada approved facilities
    • Co-ordinate samples for sensory evaluation
    • Design stability testing protocol for product shelf life
    • Co-ordinate all analytical and micro testing
    • Prepare nutritional claims for the product labeling
    • Design primary and secondary components
    • Design and conduct the shipping test.
    • Develop scale-up batches
    • Develop working procedures
  • Manufacturing and Packaging
    • Develop and streamline processes to achieve maximum capacity utilization
    • Improve existing processes to gain efficiency and quality
    • Maintain compliance by enrolling quality systems in batch processing
    • Design and implement manufacturing controls
  • Logistics
    • Develop and Implement WMS systems
    • Commissioning of distribution centers as per GMP requirements
  • Outsourcing (Supply Chain Management)
    • Develop and execute full project management to outsource raw materials, finished products and services required for R&D, Product Development, Stability and DIN application.
    • Develop specifications and establish AQL for shipments
    • Coordinate all required testing for bulk releases
    • Review C of A and batch documents for all incoming shipments
    • Develop and establish specifications, AQL and sampling plan
    • Monitor rejections rates
  • TQM (Total Quality Management)
    • Develop quality vision and values
    • Develop and maintain quality manual
    • Quality management from design to first production batch
    • Design feasibility/vendor qualification
    • Identify equipment, capacity and process capabilities
    • Primary and secondary component development
    • Critical process step definition
    • First production batch monitoring
  • Project Management
    • Cost/benefit studies
    • Development and implementation of Business continuity planning (BCP)
    • Equipment specifications
    • New product qualifications
    • Equipment changeover reduction
    • Supervision of contractors and maintenance people
    • Use of AutoCAD to update and improve layouts
    • Productivity improvement projects
    • Safety and ergonomic improvements
    • Continuous process improvements
    • Supervision of installations and modifications
    • JIT Manufacturing
    • Continuous Project updates/progress
    • Quality improvement projects
    • Automatic data collection
    • Zero in-process inventories
    • Redesign of packaged product
    • Improve material flow process
  • SR & ED Tax Credit Program
    • Analysis of SR&ED work and expense eligibility
    • Identification and development of eligible projects and processes
    • Consultation, analysis and assistance in the preparation and submission of all claims processing financial and technical documents
    • R&D Support and prototype development