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Abbotsford, B.C., June 14, 2013. Pacific Coast Fruit Products received the BC Food Processors Hall of Fame Award at the FoodProWest 2013 Awards Gala on Thursday, June 13th, 2013. Rick Gibbs of Neutron Factory Works received the Leadership Award and Legacy Pacific Group of Companies received the BCFPA Member of the Year Award, whilst the Rising Star Award was jointly won by Marlene Madsen of Island Farmhouse Poultry and Chris Ball of Reliance Insurance Agencies, and the Innovation Award to Christopher Ng of Alterrus. Phillips Brewing Co. was awarded the Sustainability Award. One new award...

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RESERVE YOUR SPACE NOW, ONLY 42 days until the FoodProWest 2013.

Burnaby, BC, April 22, 2013 – This year we have 50% more exhibit space available to increase your brand recognition.

We expect a significant increase in attendance with will be fuelled by our marketing efforts and our confirmed celebrity guest. This year will give you tremendous exposure to BCFPA 220 members.

2 Full days of Exhibit space and 2 tickets to the conference and Gala Awards Dinner are included in your Booth cost.

Exhibitors Placement will be on a first come first serve basis. You...

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The excitement continues to build for FoodProWest 2013 and the opportunity to have your company stand out in the crowd by becoming a sponsor at this exciting event.

Burnaby, BC, April 22, 2013 – FoodProWest 2013 provides a unique opportunity to stand out in the crowd by becoming a sponsor and allowing you to highlight your business with a captive audience all interested in celebrating a large industry dedicated to all segments of the food, beverage and nutraceutical processing industries. Your increased exposure through the BC Food Processors Association will mean the ability to...

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The BC Food Processors Association is happy to announce the Finalists in the 2013 BC Food Processors Awards.

Six awards were approved by a judging committee of the BCFPA Board of Directors, with the 2013 finalists as follows:

Award and Criteria

2013 Finalists (listed alphabetically)

BCFPA Member of the Year (awarded to a company)

Can be a Board member BCFPA member (processor or associate) Engagement level in BCFPA activities (committees, Board, events, etc.) Contribution to industry effort (facilities,...
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NEWS RELEASE

Brisith Columbia Ministry of Agriculture

For Immediate Release

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Feb. 22, 2013

Inspection system enhances safe meat supply, supports B.C. foods

VERNON – The B.C. government’s new meat inspection system reinforces the province’s reputation for safe and wholesome meat by continuing the current safeguards and inspection system in provincially licensed Class A and B abattoirs. The new system follows extensive consultation with ranchers, abattoir operators, local governments and small-scale ranchers with licences...

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