NEWS RELEASE For immediate release: June 15, 2017 BC Food Industry Honoured by BC Food Processors Association
Vancouver, BC - BC’s best of the best in the food and beverage processing industry were honoured on June 8th at the BCFPA annual Gala Awards Dinner at the Westin Bayshore in Vancouver. JD Sweid was inducted into the BC Food Processors Hall of Fame at the FoodProWest 2017 Awards Gala. Debra Hellbach of Grounded Strategies received the Leadership Award, MNP received the BCFPA Member of the Year Award, whilst the Rising Star Award was won by Sylvia Martinelli of S&B Gluten F ree...
NEWS RELEASE For immediate release: May 9, 2017
BC Food Processors Association Relaunches Member Affinity Program Harnessing the Power of BC’s Largest Manufacturing Sector to Save Member’s Money
The BC Food Processors Association, which represents BC’s $9.1 billion manufacturing sector, has relaunched a new Affinity Program; partnering with select suppliers to offer discounts and unique offerings to our members. “We are thrilled to be able to leverage the power of our 450+ member companies to get our members the best rates for services they need,” says CEO James Donaldson....
2017 BCFPA Finalists ANNOUNCED
The BC Food Processors Association is very pleased to announce the Finalists for our 2017 BCFPA 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 8, 2017. Finalists were selected in seven award categories by an independent judging panel. This year’s finalists are;
2017 Finalists (listed alphabetically)
BCFPA Member of the Year
Fine Choice Foods MNP Rhema Group
Jessica Duncan, Singing Bowl Granola Thompson...
B.C.’s agrifood and seafood sector had 6,100 more employees in 2016 according to data from Statistics Canada.
The sector’s growth to 62,900 employees in 2016 follows B.C. agrifood and seafood companies’ record revenue of $13 billion, and record exports of $3.5 billion in 2015.
The Statistics Canada numbers indicate 2,200 more British Columbians have jobs in primary agriculture like farming and ranching than a year ago, and 3,900 more have jobs with B.C.’s growing value-added processing companies. Stats-Can data suggests the growth follows a period of stability in the sector...
NEWS RELEASE For immediate release: November 2, 2016
BC Food Processors Association announces release of BC Food & Beverage Processing Industry Economic Impact Study.
Langley, BC - The BC Food Processors Association (BCFPA) has released a report highlighting the significant financial impact that food and beverage processors provide to BC’s economy. The report - carried out by MNP - provides an economic impact assessment as well as an analysis of the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats to the BC food and beverage processing industry. This study was funded by the...