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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...
Cauli Crumble by Big Mountain Foods, a family-owned B.C. food processing business, is one of 36 new projects receiving more than $2.3 million in funding going towards a range of innovative projects in British Columbia’s agrifood sector.
Minister of Defence Harjit Sajjan, on behalf of Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Lawrence MacAulay, and B.C. Minister of Technology, Innovation and Citizens’ Services Amrik Virk, on behalf of B.C. Agriculture Minister Norm Letnick, made the announcement today while visiting Big Mountain Foods in South Vancouver.
Big Mountain Foods’ Cauli...
The SYSPRO ESPRESSO module may be of interest to your salespersons or Executives on the road who can access customer relevant information while travelling. There are also many other features that could be useful to a mobile user. Perhaps worthwhile for you or your colleagues to take a look and join our free Phoenix Systems webinar on Wednesday 25th January 2017 at 9.00am PST
Please join us for the first in our series of 2017 Webinars! All you need is a browser and computer sound...
2017 BC Food Processors Award Nominations Open
BC’s best of the best in the food processing industry will be honoured at the BCFPA Awards Gala as part of FoodProWest 2017. More than 400 of BC’s top food processors and industry leaders will honour their colleagues at the prestigious Gala Dinner hosted by the BC Food Processors Association.
Nominate your company, colleague or product for one of eight awards being presented at the Gala on June 8th . Product of the Year Award judging is on March 16th. Nominations close on March 1,...