Upcoming Events

Mar 21
1-4pm · MNP Tower 1021 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, 21st Floor

Thriving in the Cannabis Edibles Space – Your Licensing Strategy

Facilitated by Cannabis Compliance Inc and Hosted by MNP

When: Thursday, March 21st, 2019 from 1pm-4pm

Location: MNP Office Towers at 1021 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, 21st Floor

Do you want to enter the edibles market? If so, depending on your approach to enter the market, you may need to apply for a license(s) from Health Canada to operate. Do you know which license is right for you? The BCFPA, in...

Mar 26
10-12pm · 107 - 1611 Broadway Street, Port Coquitlam

The Science Behind HPP

Tuesday, March 26, 2019, from 10-12pm

Location: HPP West Coast at 107 - 1611 Broadway Street, Port Coquitlam ( View Map )

High-Pressure Processing ("HPP") is an environmentally friendly alternative to thermal and chemical treatments that extend the shelf life of fresh goods up to 10 times without compromising...

Apr 03
10-12pm · 1021 West Hastings Street, Vancouver

Raising Capital: Non-Bank Financing For your Business

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019 from 10-12pm

Location: MNP Office Towers at 1021 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, 21st Floor

Need Capital?

Are you early stage or need to raise equity to secure a loan? Do you have an entrepreneurial idea or new business line that doesn’t attract traditional bank financing? Nancy Goertzen, Principle of Nantucket Capital, will show you the creative...

Apr 11
8:00-11:00am · 4201 Lougheed Hwy, Burnaby 

BCFPA Breakfast Series: Leadership for Optimal Cultures

April 11 th , 2019 from 8:00am-11:00am

The Executive Suites Hotel at 4201 Lougheed Highway, Burnaby

A company's culture defines its business -- its brand, its profitability and the well-being of its employees. With 64% of employees feeling like they don’t have a strong work culture many companies miss the mark when it comes to creating engaged and thriving workplaces.

In this month's leadership breakfast,...

Jun 03
Parq Hotel and Casino, Vancouver


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 partnered with the BC government to bring in buyers from across Canada to see your products and make listing deals. 55 processor booths and 40 associate booths in one venue!

New for 2019: Investors Mission - meet investors who want to help food companies grow! Tour de Chefs...

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


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 expenditures and overtime hours....

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.



$325 per person







Sep 17
Westin Bayshore, Vancouver
BC Food and Beverage Gala Awards

Sept 17th 2019, Westin Bayshore


The BCFPA Gala & Awards Dinner is the Food Industry Oscars in BC, acknowledging the best of the best in the industry and our membership. We celebrate the accomplishments of companies, products, and leaders that have truly made an impact in our industry over the last year. With 500 guests, this event is the industry showcase you don’t want to miss!