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GET YOUR TICKETS TO FOODPROWEST & PRODUCT OF THE YEAR, JUNE 3 AT PARQ HOTEL

For the first time ever: Product of the Year will be broadcasted LIVE at FoodProWest!

Registration is now open!  Go to our main registration page to exhibit or attend FoodProWest 2019 – you won’t want to miss it!

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The BC Ministry of Agriculture (“The Ministry”), in collaboration with industry and post-secondary institutions, is in the process of developing a BC Food Hub Network (“The Food Hub Network”). The creation of the Food Hub Network is part of the Ministry’s Feed BC mandate pillar. To guide the development of the Food Hub Network, the Ministry commissioned MNP LLP (“MNP”) to conduct a province-wide survey to identify the current needs, challenges and opportunities of BC food and beverage processors and those interested in entering the industry.

A total of 205 survey respondents...

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Following is a highlight of Federal Budget 2019 announcements as they relate to the food and beverage manufacturing sector: LABOUR

Labour Pilot - To help the agri-food sector meet export targets and attract and retain needed labour, a 3-Year immigration pilot to bring in full-time, non-seasonal agricultural workers that will include a pathway to permanent residency (no further details provided).

Underrepresented Groups: $5.0 million over five years, starting in 2019–20, to Employment and Social Development Canada to develop a...

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Millennials and Gen Z account for the fastest growing consumer segment today, currently estimated at more than 25% of all consumers, but they stand apart due to their unique purchasing behaviors. This not only affects your marketing efforts, but also your relationships with brokers, distributors, and customers.

At this Breakfast Series, experts from Crew Marketing and Nielsen will share their expertise of Millennials and Gen Z, with data, examples, and insights to help you better understand how to develop effective marketing strategies. As well, leaders throughout the value chain...

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We are excited to share the news that the 2019 UBC Farm Saturday Farmers’ Market is now open for vendor applications! Many local food businesses have benefited from our market’s support, which includes a 50% discount for new businesses and regular marketing tips provided by the Feeding Growth program to market vendors. More information below!

Read the 2019 Vendor Guidelines here

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Upcoming events

Jun 03
Parq Hotel and Casino, Vancouver

June 3rd, 2019

Parq Hotel and Casino, Vancouver

LAST DAY TO REGISTER ONLINE, MAY 30TH 2019

TICKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR JUNE 3RD.

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FoodProWest is the key industry buyers tradeshow and industry exhibition for all BC food, beverage, and natural health products processors; a place to congregate, network and connect with buyers, retailers, customers, and key industry players. The BCFPA has...

Jun 26
9:00-11:00 · #1800-13401 108 Ave, Surrey

BC FOOD PROCESSORS ASSOCIATION ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 from 9:30am to 11:30am

Location: FASKEN at #1800-13401 108 Avenue, Surrey

BC Food Processors Association members in good standing are hereby invited to the Annual General Meeting (AGM) to be held on Wednesday, June 26, 2019, beginning at 9:00 am with refreshments provided.

We have combined our AGM with an informative session on Marketing “The Retail Path to Profit for...

Jul 05
8:30-12:30pm · 9440 202 Street, Langley BC

Front Line Leadership Training for Supervisors

The course starts Friday, July 5th, 2019, from 8:30am-12:30pm

Location: 1st Floor Board Room at 9440 202 Street, Langley

In partnership with Catalyst Training Services Inc.

Front Line Leadership is a leadership development program designed to achieve higher employee engagement.

Train your Supervisors to “Lead —...

Aug 01
Register by August 1, 2019 at 5:00 PM · Online Application

INVITATION TO PARTICIPATE:

2019 BC Food Processors Association Compensation and Benefits Survey

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

Aug 21
Westwood Plateau

Wednesday, August 21, 2019, Westwood Plateau & Country Club, Coquitlam

Our annual golf tournament with 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.

PRICES

INDIVIDUAL

$325 per person

TWOSOME

$650

FOURSOME

$1200

DINNER ONLY TICKET

$...