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Foodprowest registration now open!

Foodprowest is an industry expo showcasing BC’s food, beverage and natural health product manufacturers; a place to network and connect with buyers, retailers and customers. Tradeshow booths, food & beverage stations, masterclass sessions to attend and a cocktail reception all in one venue!  To register and learn more, visit Foodpro2020.com 


Canada Post Partnership: 
Members save up to 53% on shipping!!

BCFB members are now offered great discounted rates with Canada Post Shipping Services! 

To receive the application forms, please contact Sierra Simpson at news@bcfb.ca. 

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Latest News



Looking to sell your goods outside of British Columbia? Exporting can increase your profits, deliver access to more consumers and diversify market opportunities. To make the most of it, building an understanding of global finance is key. You’ll need to account for currency fluctuations, accounts receivable insurance, and learn how to receive and send foreign funds.

Join us for this FREE seminar and discover the basics of global finance. You’ll discover the impact of exporting on business cash flow, expenses and the financial risks in international...


SMEs and large food and beverage (and cannabis) companies can save thousands of dollars in research and development through the SR&ED Program. This year, we are excited to have a dedicated team of highly educated and experienced SR&ED experts to help you get your product development paid for by SR&ED at SAVE MONEY WITH SR&ED on January 29th, 2020.

Meet our speakers:

Habib Khemir :

M. Khemir is a Professional Engineer in telecommunications and electrical...


Below is an important message from Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada:

The Market Access Secretariat at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada would like to remind Canadian companies exporting to the U.S. that the first compliance date for the revised Nutrition Facts and Supplement Facts labels is on January 1, 2020, for manufacturers with US$10 million or more in annual food sales. Manufacturers with less than US$10 million in annual food sales will have until January 1, 2021, to comply. The compliance date for manufacturers of certain flavoured dried cranberries is July 1, 2020, while...


The City of Richmond is excited to announce its partnership with FoodMesh to launch a Food Recovery Network within Richmond! As a valued local food business or supporter, you are invited to join this online exchange platform where you can seamlessly donate or sell your surplus food - while helping achieve our plan to be a sustainable and environmentally-conscious city.

Over the next year, this initiative aims to...

Upcoming events

Jan 24
10-12pm · 3260 Production Way, Burnaby

NEW DATE: Friday, January 24, 2020, from 10-12 PM

SGS Canada at 3260 Production Way, Burnaby


Join us on January 16th in Burnaby to learn how to prepare for the new wave of food safety regulations in 2020. During this session, we will conduct a deep dive into the new Section 4 requirements with SGS Canada and our panel of leaders from BC food and beverage companies...

Jan 29
8:30-12:30 · #1800-13401 108 Avenue, Surrey

Wednesday, January 29th, 2020 from 8:30 AM to Noon, doors open at 8:00 AM

FASKEN at #1800-13401 108 Avenue, Surrey (View Maps)


Join us and Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) to learn how to become eligible and save thousands of dollars with the Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&...

Jan 30
10-12PM · 700 West Georgia Street

Thursday, January 30th, 2020, 10-12 pm, doors open at 9:30 am

Location: TD Tower at 700 West Georgia Street. 29th floor


CEO's, Owners and Executives - This one is for you!

A strong sales strategy is not enough to grow profits. Alignment issues within teams, individual leadership behaviours, and conflicting values can limit your...

Jan 30
2:30-4:30pm · 808B Viewfield Road, Esquimalt

Vancouver Island Peer Group Meeting: WINTER SOCIAL, TOUR & MORE

Date: January 30, 2020, from 2:30 – 4:30 pm Address: Mustard Seed Food Security Distribution Centre at 808B Viewfield Road, Esquimalt (Victoria, BC)

Join fellow food devotees at the Vancouver Island Peer Group Winter Social! Plus tour Mustard Seed’s Food Security Distribution Centre and get an update on the proposed Food Security & Innovation Hub for the Capital Region!

What to expect:

Tour the...
Feb 13
7:30-11AM · Executive Suites Hotel - 4201 Lougheed Hwy, Burnaby

When: Thursday, February 13th, 2020 from 8:00-11:00AM

Where: Executive Suites Hotel at 4201 Lougheed Highway, Burnaby

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Licencing, Traceability Plan and Preventative Controls must be in place for ALL manufacturers. Your Retailers, Brokers, Distributors and CFIA will require you to be SFCR compliant by July 15 th , if you aren’t already.

Canada upholds its reputation for producing the...