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Our Sponsors

IDDSI would like to acknowledge the help of our sponsors.  Contact us for more information on how to become a sponsor or to inquire about sponsorship.


Platinum Sponsors


Hormel Foods Corporation is a multinational manufacturer and marketer of high-quality, brand-name food and meat products for consumers throughout the world. Thick & Easy® Instant Food & Beverage Thickeners are easy to use and safe for those with swallowing difficulties. Thicken up all varieties of hot and cold foods and liquids to be enjoyed without affecting the taste.

Nestlé Health Science

Nestlé Health Science is a global company focused on advancing the role of nutrition therapy to change the course of health management for consumers, patients and partners in healthcare. 

Precise + SimplyThick

The Precise brand is owned by Trisco Foods, an Australian family owned business who have been manufacturing food/beverage products in Queensland since 1875.

SimplyThick, LLC is dedicated to the development of innovative technologies serving people with swallowing disorders. SimplyThick® was introduced in 2001 to help increase patient acceptance and consumption of thickened beverages by allowing liquids to look, feel and taste exactly like they should.

Gold Sponsors

Berthelet Food Products

Berthelet Food Products is a family owned company involved in the healthcare market since 1998. Berthelet is known as a key ally in the Canadian food industry.

It's Made For You

Everyone should look forward to tasty, easy mealtimes. So enjoy delicious, nutritious and safe frozen textured modified Level 4, 5 and 6 meals, delivered straight to your door by It’s Made For You. All of our meals are designed for the IDDSI required texture, ensuring stress-free mealtimes.

General Mills

At General Mills, we serve the world by making food that people love. We understand that serving patients with dysphagia requires special attention to ensure they are getting foods that will be both appealing and meet these


Lassonde Hydra+ is a leader in delivering high-quality health and nutrition products, with superior taste, recognized and recommended to improve health and wellness across North America.

Medtrition Inc.

As leading innovators in the healthcare industry since 1988, Medtrition Inc. has developed a family of effective, clinically proven medical foods that repair and nourish the body to enhance quality of care, speed recovery, reduce costs and lessen reliance on pharmacological interventions.


Modus is the leading enterprise mobile sales enablement platform that assists global sales and marketing teams in organizing, storing, sharing, presenting and tracking content. Designed to be highly intuitive, it integrates with core enterprise software systems for an entirely seamless experience.

Oak House Kitchen

Oak House Kitchen have innovated a simplified, systematic approach to dysphagia foodservice delivery. Our detailed online and face-to-face courses cover the management and catering requirements for dysphagia diets. Contact us to see how our Dysphagia Foodservice Safety Management System can give your business assurance and your patients the quality and safety they need.

Simplot Foodservice

At Simplot Foodservice, our team of leading health professionals and chefs work to develop convenient & versatile solutions for health and aged care, focusing on a food-first approach. Our market-leading products uphold taste, nutrition, quality and safety to help you put your residents and patients first.


Thick-It is a registered trademark of Kent Precision Foods Group with the goal of continually researching, innovating and educating on dysphagia nutrition products. Thick-It offers xanthan- and starch-based food and beverage thickeners as well as ready-to-drink, pre-thickened beverages available in water, juice, coffee and tea varieties.

Silver Sponsors


apetito is an award winning, global organisation with 50 years’ experience in providing frozen food and catering solutions to some of the most vulnerable people in society.


Burlodge is an international company who manufactures meal delivery equipment for healthcare, corrections, and schools. Its equipment ensures food is delivered safely, on time, and at the correct temperatures.

Bracco Imaging

Bracco Imaging offers products and solutions for all key diagnostic imaging modalities, including standardized contrast agents for the Modified Barium Swallow Study.

Campbell’s Foodservice

Campbell’s Foodservice is a healthcare market leader in providing a full range of creative menu solutions for acute care hospitals, long term care and retirement homes. In addition to the full portfolio of soup, entrees, and healthy beverages, we are leaders in providing innovative texture modified products and concepts to support dysphagia management.


CMI is a niche Canadian healthcare marketing and import company representing products for wound healing, bowel management and Dysphagia. CMI stands by its mission of “Complementing and Completing our Customer’s Needs” with the products we represent.

Complete Purchasing Services

As a Complete Purchasing Services member, you’ll experience benefits that extend beyond products & services – you have a partner who cares about the people you serve.

Food Care Co., Ltd.

Established in 1997, Food Care Co., Ltd. has fostered business with its corporate philosophy “Creating happiness through food for nursing care and medical institutions “. Their main business is the development and sales of food products that assist with the swallowing of those with dysphagia.

Gordon Food Service

Gordon Food Service is a broadline distributor in Canada and the United States offering products and services for healthcare foodservice, environmental services, and laundry operations.


At McCain we know potatoes and we understand your needs – nutrition, patient satisfaction and cost efficient solutions are essential requirements when planning your menu.  McCain products meet these requirements.  Let McCain be part of your menu solution today.


For 25 years now, Nutrisens has been the French nutritional support reference in regards to swallowing disorders. We work with passion to develop every day innovative solutions that support specialists’ work and improve people’s day-to-day lives


For Olymel, feeding the world and thinking about tomorrow means placing healthcare clients’ needs first by offering pork and poultry solutions that are healthy, balanced and safe.


ParapharmaTech, the makers of Gelmix and Purathick USDA organic thickening powders, is dedicated to the development of organic, natural nutritional products for children and adults.

SPC ProVital

SPC ProVital® is committed to delivering accessible, delicious and nutritious food solutions for the healthcare channel.Our easy-open portion controlled fruit cups ensure consumers can continue to obtain nutrition and enjoyment from the delicious tastes of fruits.


Sysco is dedicated to delivering great products to our customers with exceptional service. Our innovative food products and software solutions meet the needs of the Canadian Healthcare & Hospitality marketplace.


Bronze Sponsors

  • Basic American Foods
  • Bevolution Group
  • BD
  • CuraProducts GmbH
  • IOPI Medical
  • Leahy IFP
  • Lyons Magnus
  • Rubicon Puree
  • Shalit Foods

Past Sponsors

  • Platinum Sponsor: Nutricia
  • Silver Sponsor: NUTRI
  • Bronze Sponsors: Flavour Creations, Pulmuone Co., Ltd., Maple Leaf Foodservice, Dr Oetker