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Celebrate the achievements of colleagues who are breaking ground in the food and beverage space and in our community.  

Tell us about them by nominating this person and/or their product(s) for a BC Food and Beverage Award.

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We have created a dedicated site for all things CV19 related. 

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BC Food & Beverage has partnered with Evolution Fulfillment, a Vancouver logistics company, to provide Personal Protective Equipment on behalf of the food, beverage and natural health product manufacturing sector, as well as for the seafood and agriculture sectors in British Columbia.

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For COVID-19 related News, Resources, Industry Stories, Community Forum, weekly Townhall Meeting (Webinar) information and Media

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To post a job please email info@bcfb.ca, please include a word document of the posting in your email.

 

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INTRODUCING CULTIVATE!

We're are happy to introduce first edition of Cultivate Magazine - filled with great stories about our members and information about the food, beverage and natural health industry. We hope you enjoy Cultivate as much as we did creating it for you, and find the great members stories inside informative and inspiring.

 

Latest News

News

Are you a woman entrepreneur looking for mentorship?

Are you an experienced woman in business, looking for a great way to give back by being a mentor?

BCFB is working with the Women’s Enterprise Centre to match experienced mentors with new entrepreneurs. Check out the website for information on becoming a mentor and how to apply https://www.womensenterprise.ca/business-advising-mentoring/mentoring/become-a-mentor/

Our next one-to-one mentoring intake is launching...

News

Venture company, Merit Functional Foods Corp, has secured a debt financing package up to $85 million of capital from a syndicate of lenders including Export Development Canada, Farm Credit Canada and the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce.

Merit Functional Foods says it is building a 94,000 square foot production facility in Winnipeg set to produce high quality pea and canola proteins. The state-of-the-art facility is scheduled to be completed in Q4 2020 and will reportedly be the only commercial facility in the world with the capability to produce food grade canola proteins. The...

Media Releases

Ideon Packaging Acquired By GLBC, a Leading Canadian Packaging Manufacturer

Packaging leaders enter a new phase of focused growth to accelerate innovation and values-based leadership

May 1, 2020, (Vancouver, BC) -- Great Little Box Company (GLBC) and Ideon Packaging today announce the coming together of two aligned organizations in one of the most significant acquisitions the industry has seen in recent years. The acquisition of Ideon by GLBC - an award-winning manufacturer and distributor of packaging solutions since 1982 - brings together two independent and...

Media Releases

BC food and beverage companies are stepping up to feed the most vulnerable in their communities in an initiative called #FeedtheNeed

This event will take place this Thursday, April 23rd from 7:30 am to 12 pm at Neutron Factory Works head office on Annacis Island in Delta. 1503 Cliveden Ave, Delta, BC

Delta, April 21, 2020 – What started out as a simple phone call from Jason Longden, CEO of Fine Choice Foods, to Rick Gibbs, Chair of BC Food & Beverage, to find out where they could donate a large volume of excess bulk product, quickly became a movement to provide...

Upcoming events

May 25
11-12 PM · Zoom

Monday, May 25th from 11-12 PM

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Join us for a discussion on adapting our strategies to the new norm and sharing best practices at our May 25 th Sales & Marketing Peer Group Meeting. We’re looking to hear what your challenges are and help you address them.

Meeting discussions:

How have you pivoted your marketing strategies since COVID19? What best practices...
May 26
11-12pm · Zoom

Tuesday, May 26th from 11-12 PM

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Join us for a conversation on COVID19 assessments and factory restarts at our May 26 th Food Safety Peer Group Meeting. We’re looking to hear what your challenges are and help you address them.

Meeting Discussions:

Peer to peer discussion: COVID19 assessments and factory restarts What best practices can you share with others?...
May 27
11-12 · Zoom

Wednesday, May 27th from 11-12pm

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Join us for a conversation on factory restarts and Operations best practices at our May 27th Operations peer Group Meeting. We’re looking to hear what your challenges are and help you address them.

Meeting discussions: 1) What are some successful processes you’ve adopted since COVID19? 2) Peer to peer discussion on approaching...

Jul 31
July 31st, 2020

INVITATION TO PARTICIPATE:

BC Food & Beverage Annual Wage Survey 2020

OPEN UNTIL WEDNESDAY, JULY 15 for $250. Survey must be completed and returned to us by FRIDAY, AUGUST 14th.

With over 65 benchmark positions, BC Food & Beverage has the most comprehensive information available for the food processing industry. Information includes ranges, 25th, 50th and 75th percentiles for base and total compensation as well as target and actual bonus...