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Foundtree Product Design

  • The vision of Foundtree Product Design is to actively grow a vibrant food industry in all regions across Canada, starting with the beautiful Kootenay Region of BC. Food Technologist Sylvia Caldwell is excited to be accelerating industry growth by helping businesses define and achieve their goals.  She provides 1-on-1 coaching and support to launch new products, mitigate risk and meet regulatory requirements. As an experienced coach, facilitator and consultant, Sylvia provides much-needed training and services to help small-scale food processors achieve more.

    Sylvia’s profound understanding of food processing stems from her education in Food Science from the University of Guelph, where she completed both a B.Sc. and M.Sc. She has served in many industry roles, from quality assurance to research, marketing, product development and regulatory compliance.

    With over 15 years of technical experience in the food processing and natural health product industries, he approach is refreshing and inspiring. Sylvia has the unique ability to put technical jargon into layman’s terms. She listens to her clients’ needs and identifies challenges and their unique solutions. Sylvia identifies opportunities and expertly navigates the path to capture them.

    Her recent accomplishments include: (1) helping clients access grants and funding; (2) developing innovative food products; (3) developing and maintaining robust food safety management systems; (4) coaching clients from concept to commercialization; (5) design of processing technologies, compliant labels and effective packaging solutions, and; (6) facilitating industry workshops.

    Contact:

    Sylvia Caldwell

    Phone:

    (250)359-7497

    Website:

    foundtree.ca