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BCFPA HR Staff and Leadership Management teams joined up at our Breakfast Series Event: Human Resources - Valuing our People on April 12, 2016 to hear how to foster the best workplaces possible for their employees. Sponsored by Distrib-u-tec, the event brought more than 70 food processor and associate members together for collaboration and education on Employee Engagement as well as Supervisor Leadership Competency Training.

"This is great! I must say it’s worth the drive from Richmond!. The content and the quality of the speakers were superb! Good job! Looking forward to more...

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Langley, BC - October 16, 2015. The BC Food Processors Association (BCFPA) is pleased that the 12 members of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) have successfully concluded negotiations on a historic free trade agreement this past week, but remains cautiously optimistic until more details of the Agreement and its implications for food and beverage manufacturers are understood. Full details of the Agreement are yet to be released to the public.

“While we feel that the TPP could help to fuel BC’s Food, Beverage and Natural Health Products Processing sectors by reducing regulatory...

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Thank you for coming out and supporting FoodProWest 2015. We were so pleased to see a turn out that far exceeded last year. Day one of FoodProWest really focused on bringing food processors, associates and buyers together.

We want to share some of our best moments with you!

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FoodProWest 2015 is all about the “taste of success.” BC’s premier food industry conference has once again partnered with the Province of British Columbia and the Government of Canada to bring you another jam packed Buyers Day on June 17, 2015. We will have a cross-functional group of Buyers from the United States, China, Japan, Korea, India, Philippines, Thailand, and Singapore.

Organizations that are export ready or looking to build exposure for new and existing products will definitely benefit from having over 20 international Buyers in attendance coupled with the expertise of...

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Vancouver, BC – Today a group of industry associations have agreed to form a partnership – the Alliance for Manufacturing in BC - in order to raise the profile of manufacturing in British Columbia, provide a greater understanding of the role manufacturing plays in the provincial economy, showcase career opportunities and address shared competitiveness issues.

Manufacturing is a significant contributor to BC’s economy yet it is often overlooked in favour of the stereotypical image of the province’s economy – forestry, mining, film, digital media and tourism. Manufacturing provides...

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