Companies encouraged to apply today for assessments
CAMBRIDGE, ON, Sept. 19, 2012 /CNW/ - The Alliance of Ontario Food
Processors (AOFP) is now accepting applications for its popular
Managing for Success Business Assessment.
Starting in fall 2012, a limited number of companies from a
cross-section of the Ontario food and beverage processing sector will
receive this complimentary, personalized assessment valued at more than
"We're pleased to offer the Managing for Success Business Assessment to
help food and beverage processors adopt best management practices that
could give their businesses a boost," says Steve Peters, Executive
Director, AOFP, adding that better managed companies will lead to a
stronger food processing industry.
To date, 40 food and beverage processing companies from across the
province have participated in the confidential, one-on-one assessments.
The process includes having an experienced business advisor work with
management to review their company's practices in several focus areas
and provide recommendations.
"Feedback from past participants has been positive," says Peters. "The
assessment process has given companies a fresh perspective on their
The Managing for Success Business Assessment is open to all food and
beverage companies with a permanent processing operation in Ontario
that haven't participated previously.
For more details, and to apply for an assessment visit www.managingforsuccess.ca.
AOFP is a nonprofit organization of food and beverage processing
companies and industry organizations. Members have joined together to
provide a comprehensive and coordinated approach to promoting and
representing the Ontario food and beverage processing sector on issues
of common interest and concern.
Managing for Success is a project of the AOFP, with the support of
Growing Forward, a federal-provincial- territorial initiative, to help
food and beverage processors adopt best management practices with the
ultimate goal of creating a stronger, more competitive food industry
SOURCE: Alliance of Ontario Food Processors
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