Amit Jagirdar

Director, Quality & Food Safety


  • Diploma Food Technology- Govt. Polytechnic Goa , India
  • Bachelors Degree Food Technology – Univ. Of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
  • MBA in Food & Agri Business – Univ. Of Guelph , Ontario, Canada

Previous Experience

  • Weston Bakeries – QA Manager, Mississauga, Canada
  • Caldic Canada- QA Manager, Mississauga, Canada
  • Sr. Quality Lead (Food Service , CAPA and Co Man’s)– Kraft Foods , Canada
  • Regional Quality & Food Safety Manager – PepsiCo , Canada

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure that Bunge Canada Plants continuously meet and exceed QFS goals
  • Oversee CAPA in BNA and implementation Bunge worldwide
  • Lead strategic development and implementation of Food Safety Culture
  • Lead Cross audits in Bunge North America

Fun Fact/Personal Interests

  • Lived in 4 World regions : India, Australia, Middle East( Dubai) and Canada
  • Passionate about Nature Photography, trying international cuisines and watching cricket

All Sessions by Amit Jagirdar

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Day 1: Apr 18, 2023

Day 2: Apr 19, 2023

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Implement culture change around food safety to reduce risk

‘Food Safety’ may be the name of a department, but the whole organization plays a part. Lead your company in ensuring a safety-oriented culture and cement support from both senior management and the plant. Develop a blueprint to:

  • Change thinking to embrace a culture of sanitation.
  • Incorporate a different approach that the most successful companies have embraced as the foundation of their food safety culture
  • Change behavior, change food safety: Behavior-based food safety management system
  • Reduce the signs and symptoms of a failed Food Safety Management System (FSMS)
  • Customize learnings from real examples of success based on a true food safety culture

Master success and establish your own culture of food safety to improve security and boost productivity.