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FoodProWest is our annual Expo, Buyers Day Trade Show, and Gala Awards Dinner!

This is the premiere event for BC food, beverage, and natural health processors to connect with international and domestic buyers to garner listings. This event also caters to associate services and provides a large networking component for organizations to connect with potential customers. The Gala Awards Dinner is a sell out each year with over 400 members celebrating industry achievements!

BUYERS DAY & TRADESHOW: 

June 21st 2018

Westin Bayshore Vancouver

9am - 3pm

GALA AWARDS DINNER

5pm-6pm Cocktails

6pm-930pm Dinner & Awards

 

 

      

 

 

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For Immediate Release: April 11, 2018 - The BC Food Processors Association is very pleased to announce the Finalists for our 2018 BC Food and Beverage Awards. The winners for each award will be announced at our annual Awards Gala & Dinner, which will be held at the beautiful Westin Bayshore on June 21, 2018.

“Congratulations to all of our nominees,” says James Donaldson, BCFPA Executive Director and CEO. “The Awards recognize accomplishments of the food, beverage and natural health products industries, which is the largest manufacturing sector in BC, in both employment and...

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Food Processor Associations Develop BC Food Connection, a Digital Tool to Stimulate Food Industry Growth

Seeking co-packing businesses for database tool to attract more business

April 3, 2018 - The BC Food Processors Association and the Small Scale Food Processor Association are excited to announce the launch of a business development tool that will help new and expanding BC food and beverage processors to locate manufacturing services with co-packers, commercial kitchens, and other complementary facilities....

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Between November 20 and December 31, 2017, WorkSafeBC officers conducted the first phase of a three-phase ammonia inspection initiative.

Officers inspected ice rinks and recreational facilities that use ammonia as a refrigerant. The focus of the inspections was risk assessment, exposure control plans, and work procedures, as well as emergency response and evacuation plans for ammonia exposure.

Of the 223 sites inspected, 181 were using ammonia refrigeration systems. As a result of the inspections, officers issued 1,134 orders. Three compliance agreements were also created,...

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On Wednesday, March 14th, Sussex Strategy Group sent us the following informational brief:

This morning, at the GLOBE Forum in Vancouver, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, launched the $500 million Low Carbon Economy Challenge. The Challenge is the second part of the broader Low Carbon Economy Fund, which was announced in June 2017; the first part was the $1.4 billion Low Carbon Economy Leadership Fund, which provided funds directly to provinces and territories that have adopted the Pan-Canadian Framework on Climate Change.

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Upcoming events

May 16
10AM- NOON · 22151 Fraserwood Way, Richmond, BC
IT Peer Group Meeting Wednesday, May 16th 2018 10am-12pm Location: Sun Rich Fresh Foods at 22151 Fraserwood Way, Richmond, BC

Every month, we host IT Peer Group Meetings to provide your IT Staff with a unique community of peers who are here to find answers, share expertise, experiences, and lend support. The IT Peer Group is a mixture of large & small, and new & mature...

Jun 15
Registration Open Now Until June 15th

INVITATION TO PARTICIPATE:

BC Food Processors Association Annual Wage and Benefits Survey – 2018

NEW FOR 2018 – Sales, Marketing and Supply Chain Analyst positions!

With over 65 benchmark positions, the BCFPA has the most comprehensive information available for the food processing industry. Information includes ranges, 25 th , 50 th and 75 th percentiles for base and total compensation as well as target and actual bonus information. In addition to compensation, the survey almost provides information turnover, training...

Aug 20
August 20th 2018 · Westwood Plateau Golf & Country Club, 3251 Plateau Blvd, Coquitlam
The BC Dairy Council and the BC Food Processors Association cordially invite you to their 44th Annual Golf Tournament and Dinner.

Our annual golf tournament, with two golf courses, and food and beverages galore is the business development and networking sports event of the year! Gain brand recognition, host clients and colleagues, sample our members products, and enjoy the prestigious Westwood Plateau Golf & Country Club in Coquitlam, BC. Please join us again for a day of camaraderie, friendly competition and fun (and food!)!

TWO GREAT GOLF COURSES TO CHOOSE FROM:

The...