Speakers – June 2, 2022 – Concurrent 4D

CIFST Ontario Section Education Track

Belinda Elysée-Collen, P.Eng, M.Sc., CFS, Vice President Food Canada – Dempsey Corp.

Belinda has a B.A.Sc. Chem Eng from the University of Waterloo, and a M.Sc. Food Science from the University of Guelph.  She has been selling food ingredients in Canada for 25 years and is currently Vice President Food Canada division at Dempsey Corporation, a specialty food ingredients distributor in Toronto.  She is a long time supporter and volunteer with CIFST, and a past-President of CIFST National.


Supply Chain Issues from an R&D Perspective 

The food industry supply chain has one again been disrupted by new and continuing global issues in 2022.  One thing is clear, food ingredient suppliers and their customers need to work more closely together than ever before to navigate the latest crisis.  How are suppliers responding to meet customer demand? How is R&D affected and how can food manufacturers plan for the future?  When will the instability and uncertainty in supply and prices end?  Do not miss this session where a panel of experts from food ingredient suppliers and manufacturers will tackle these questions and give an update on the state of the overall supply chain for food ingredients.