Quality • Efficiency • Trust

Food Technology Consulting International Inc. (FTC) Team Members

We are a diverse, ambitious highly educated and experienced team of consultants, trainers and auditors excited about what we do. Each member has a minimum bachelor’s degree in food science or a related field. We value integrity, excellence, transparency, and accountability. We want to make our customers and ourselves successful.

Everyone on our team is involved in our company’s vision and success, and we believe that the diverse voices at FTC strengthen us as a team and improve our services. We are all passionate about our individual set of skills that collectively come together to form a multi-dimensional presence. We are committed to the continuous sharing of our education, knowledge, and expertise.

We provide an extra layer of security regarding our services by having a backup of 2 additional trained FTC members for each FTC project leader in the customer’s facility.

Gordana Halbreiner

CO – Founder

Gordana Halbreiner is a co-founder of Food Technology Consulting International Inc (FTC). She has more than 30 years of experience in regulatory affairs, food manufacturing, storage, distribution, and packaging processing, which enables her to consult, conduct training, and audit in these areas.

With FTC, she has been involved in a diverse range of projects, both in Canada and internationally, developing and implementing Food Safety and Quality Systems as well as various GFSI schemes and codes in the food, storage, distribution, and packaging industry. Gordana has worked with both federal and provincial Food Safety Systems, including the required food safety programs for exporting, importing, and interprovincial food trading companies. She holds a Bachelor of Food Science and Technology. Gordana also worked with the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food, Food Inspection Branch, and CFIA (Canadian Food Inspection Agency), on different projects.

Gordana is a certified internal auditor and ATP (Approved Training provider) for the BRCGS program, HACCP program for food processors and farms by HACCP Alliance, IFS PACsecure by IFS PACsecure. She is FSPCA Preventive Controls for Human Food Lead Instructor and in her career, she provided numerous training in this field.

Ivana Roskic

CO – Founder

Ivana Roskic is a co-founder of Food Technology Consulting International Inc. with extensive experience in different Food Safety and Quality Systems, as well as various GFSI schemes and codes in the food manufacturing, storage, and distribution, and packaging industry. She has assisted in the implementation of over 200 food safety systems in Canadian, US, and Caribbean companies.

Ivana worked with the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Canadian Food Inspection Agency on different projects and has conducted numerous training and audits in Canada. She is holding a Bachelor of Food Science and Technology.

Ivana is a certified internal auditor, as well as ATP (Approved Training Provider) for BRCGS, IFS PACsecure, and HACCP for farms and food processors and she is FSPCA Preventive Controls for Human Food Lead Instructor.

Ivana has worked with both federal and provincial Food Safety Systems, including the required food safety programs for exporting, importing, and interprovincial food trading companies.

Mission Statement

Food Technology Consulting International Inc. is striving to be widely recognized as the undisputed leader of food safety in the food industry. Our mission is to deliver the highest quality of service in the shortest period of time possible, and to satisfy our clients with effective advertising and promotion of their businesses.

To earn that recognition, we aim to be:
  1. The first choice as a service provider
  2. An indispensable partner for our clients
  3. A responsible citizen in our community
Vision

To be the acknowledged leader within the Canadian Food Safety consulting industry.

Motto

Our clients can count on us. Food Technology Consulting International Inc. provides confidentiality, loyality, trust and satisfaction.

  • Food Processing Skills Canada (FPSC)
    Food Technology Consulting International Inc. staff has been involved and successfully completed the project with FPHRC to develop various training materials for food industry across Canada.
    Food Processing Skills Canada (FPSC)
    October 2020
  • Food Processor Human Resources Counsellor of Canada (FPHRC)
    Food Technology Consulting International Inc. staff has been involved and successfully completed numerous training with FPHRC and Toronto District School Board (TDSB). FTC successfully educated students in the Youth into Food Processing program and program created for immigration.
    Food Processor Human Resources Counsellor of Canada (FPHRC)
    2018-2019
  • Training for Ontario Farmers (Asparagus) – 2017
    Food Technology Consulting International Inc. staff performed training for Asparagus Farmers in Ontario on HACCP System Development for the Farms.
    Training for Ontario Farmers (Asparagus) – 2017
    2017
  • Training for Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) staff –2017
    Food Technology Consulting's staff performed training for OMAFRA staff on Food Safety Preventative Controls Alliance (FSPCA) Preventive Controls for Human Food
    Training for Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) staff –2017
    2017
  • FPHRC Traceability Program Training Development- 2017
    Food Technology Consulting International Inc. staff has been involved and successfully completed the project with FPHRC to develop on line Traceability in Food Processing Industry Program Training Material for food industry across Canada.
    FPHRC Traceability Program Training Development- 2017
    2017
  • TDSB Youth Program Training-2016
    Food Technology Consulting International Inc. involved in community training program with the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) for youth refocusing their skill sets to the food industry
    TDSB Youth Program Training-2016
    2016
  • Food Processor Human Resources Counselor of Canada (FPHRC) training for immigrants-2016
    Food Technology Consulting International Inc. staff has been involved and successfully completed numerous of training with FPHRC and Toronto District School Board (TDSB). FTC successfully educated students in program created for immigration.
    Food Processor Human Resources Counselor of Canada (FPHRC) training for immigrants-2016
    2016
  • Training for Ontario Ministry of Agriculture-2016
    Food Technology Consulting International Inc. staff performed training for OMAFRA staff on Understanding the Requirements of the Global Standard for Food Safety - Issue 7
    Training for Ontario Ministry of Agriculture-2016
    2016
  • International HACCP Alliance approval on FTC HACCP on the Farm program-2016
    Food Technology Consulting International Inc. staff has been approved by International HACCP Alliance to officially train farm personnel on HACCP program anywhere in the world.
    International HACCP Alliance approval on FTC HACCP on the Farm program-2016
    2016
  • Food Processing Human Resources Counsil -2016
    Food Technology Consulting International Inc. staff has been involved and successfully completed the project with FPHRC to develop Gluten Free Certification Program (GFCP) on line Training Material for food industry across Canada.
    Food Processing Human Resources Counsil -2016
    (FPHRC)
  • FSPCA Preventive Controls for Human Food ATPs- 2016
    Food Technology Consulting International Inc. staff has been approved by FDA to officially train food industry personnel on FSPCA Preventive Controls for Human Food program.
    FSPCA Preventive Controls for Human Food ATPs- 2016
    (Approved Training Providers)-2016
  •  Food Processing Human Resources Council
    Food Technology Consulting International Inc. staff undertook the development of the curriculum content and scripting for the “Preventive Control Plan 101 Online Training Program”.
    Food Processing Human Resources Council
    Program Development - 2015
  •  GFCP Program ATPs
    Food Technology Consulting International Inc. staff has been approved by the GFCP to be the exclusive training providers for the Gluten-Free Certification Program in Canada.
    GFCP Program ATPs
    (Approved Training Providers) - 2015
  •  HACCP Program ATPs
    Food Technology Consulting International Inc. staff has been approved by HACCP Alliance to officially train food industry personnel on HACCP program anywhere in the world.
    HACCP Program ATPs
    (Approved Training Providers) - 2014
  •  IFS PACsecure Program ATPs
    Food Technology Consulting International Inc. staff has been approved by IFS PACsecure to officially train food industry personnel on HACCP program for packaging industry anywhere in the world
    IFS PACsecure Program ATPs
    (Approved Training Providers) - 2014
  •  BRC Program ATPs
    Food Technology Consulting International Inc. staff has been approved to officially train food industry personnel on BRC program anywhere in the world.
    BRC Program ATPs
    (Approved Training Providers) - 2013
  •  Canadian Food Inspection Agency
    Food Technology Consulting International Inc. reviewed and provided comments to the CFIA and Food Industry on the similarities and differences between GFSI and FSEP standards. The purpose of this initiative is to understand the best way to upgrade FSEP standards into GFSI standards for the companies that need both.
    Canadian Food Inspection Agency
    Review of differences between FSEP and GFSI programs - 2013
  •  Canadian Food Inspection Agency
    Food Technology Consulting International Inc. reviewed and provided comments to the CFIA and Food Industry on the changes made to the FSEP Manual. The purpose of the project was to simplify and improve existing FSEP standards.
    Canadian Food Inspection Agency
    FSEP Manual Review - 2010
  •  Advantage GMP/HACCP
    Food Technology Consulting International Inc. reviewed the draft of the new Advantage GMP/HACCP Program Manual. This project identified opportunities to make the program simpler to understand for those just beginning to develop their own Advantage GMP/HACCP System.
    Advantage GMP/HACCP
    Program Manual Review - 2009
  •  Food Safety Initiative
    Food Technology Consulting International Inc. assisted in the development and implementation of Advantage GMP/HACCP programs in four processing facilities. Food Technology Consulting's dedication and effort - together with OMAFRA staff, scientists, certified laboratories and Canadian General Standards Board - resulted in Advantage GMP/HACCP certification at these four facilities. This project identified a number of areas where improvements can be made to Advantage GMP/HACCP programs.
    Food Safety Initiative
    Pilot Project (FSI) - 2008