Industry Resources

BCFPA offers a myriad of information for food and natural health product manufacturers, start up businesses, government organizations and the public. If you are having trouble finding what you are looking for contact us.


December 21st, 2018

The Future of the Food Industry: CSB-Survey for the Food & Beverage Industry 2017

The food and beverage industry is facing multifaceted challenges. Which ones are the most import? Is it the changing consumer behavior? Is it the downward pressure on prices or legal requirements? What are the major problem areas in these companies?

In 2017, CSB-System as the industry specialist for the Food and Beverage industry established for the first time a comprehensive analysis of the current state and the future of this industry. We will repeat this survey every year in order to keep abreast of ongoing changesand developments. Apart from key strategies and trends in this industry, this year we were particularly interested in the effects of IT and the status of the “digital transformation”. This is what we consider the most significant findings...

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November 2, 2016

Economic Impact Study

The BC Food Processors Association (BCFPA) has released this report highlighting the significant financial impact that food and beverage processors provide to BC’s economy.  The report - carried out by MNP - provides an economic impact assessment as well as an analysis of the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats to the BC food and beverage processing industry. Processing revenues total over $8.5 billion - over 70% of the entire Agrifoods sector, including the Agriculture and Seafood sectors. The top three industry strengths identified are access to markets (domestic, US, Asia and others), access to transportation infrastructure (road, rail, marine and air) and access to a wealth of agriculture commodities and suppliers. BC has one of the most diverse Agrifood industries in Canada, producing more than 200 agricultural commodities and 100 seafood species.  This serves to provide diversity for BC’s processing industry. 

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Recycle your WASTE Food:  Redux Nutrition Ltd. works with bakeries and food producers to collect pre-consumer food products that are no longer viable for human consumption. This material is used to create high quality feed ingredients used for the production of various animal feeds. The entire process is governed and certified by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency.  The Food Waste Hierarchy was developed by the EPA to prioritize actions companies can take to prevent & divert wasted food. Each tier focuses on different food waste recovery strategies & the top levels of the hierarchy create the most benefits for the environment, society and the economy.Redux Nutrition is looking for the following waste products:

Bakery Waste:  Stales, Flour, Dough, Muffins, Cakes, Ect.

Cereal waste:   Granola, Granola bars, Ingredients, Ect.

Dry pre-consumer food waste: Stale dated dry goods, Cookies, Potato chips, Pasta, Etc.

PROTECTING YOUR BRAND:   Redux is currently the only CFIA approved facility and inspected process that is licensed to manufacture and sell Bakery and food waste derived feed products to the livestock and poultry industry.As a fully insured and CFIA inspected process and facility, Redux reduces liability to the customer by breaking the chain of ownership and certifying proper handling and processing of materials.Provide Certificates of Recycling so you can rest well knowing that your waste does not end up in the wrong hands.

HELPING MANAGE YOU BUSINESS BETTER:  Provides customers customized by-product reports with sustainability metrics detailing the volumes of specific materials being recycled.Through WCRL, Redux has a large fleet of trucks and equipment to ensure that there is never an interruption of service.

For more information please visit or call 1-855-867-3389.

April 25, 2016


"Sacré-Davey Engineering Ltd would like to introduce our full service, food sector engineering team. With offices in North Vancouver and Vernon, we provide asset assessments, project management and design services in BC and around the world. We currently have 14 food sector projects on the go. As a specialty service, Sacré-Davey also has an Energy Management team. Energy Management focuses on reducing energy costs and implementing best practices. Additional benefits include cost tracking and more sustainable operations."

Alan Humber, M.SC.ENG., P. ENG.
Manager, Business Development
315 Mountain Highway
North Vancouver, BC V7J 2K7
Office: 604 998-4147
Cell: 604 209 5356

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May 27, 2016

GS1 Canada

GS1 Canada is a member of GS1, the world's leading supply chain standards organization.

As a neutral, not–for–profit organization, GS1 Canada enables its more than 20,000 subscribers–organizations of all sizes from over 20 sectors across Canada–to enhance their efficiency and cost effectiveness by adopting electronic supply chain best practices.

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