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We are developing an exciting new initiative: a BC Food Innovation Network . The Network, once completed, will provide food, beverage and natural health products manufacturers in BC with tools, resources and expertise to innovate and commercialize products to grow their business. BC is the ONLY province in Canada that does not have a resource like this!

The BC Ministry of Agriculture (“The Ministry”) in collaboration with the University of British Columbia (“UBC”) and industry partners, are in the process of developing a Food Hub Network, consisting of a Core Food Innovation Centre...

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Western Economic Diversification Canada is pleased to share that the Government of Canada launched the Women Entrepreneurship Fund , a new program under the Budget 2018 Women Entrepreneurship Strategy (WES). This Fund is part of a comprehensive, whole-of-government plan to help women grow their businesses through access to financing, networks and advice.

The Women Entrepreneurship Fund:

Investments under this program will help women-...

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Event Date: November 13, 2018

Location: The Sheraton Wall Centre ( 1088 Burrard Street, Vancouver )

Program: 9:00am-3:00pm, registration opens at 8:30am.

About: A province wide crop planning session for farmers and chefs.

Connecting B.C. farmers, chefs and members of the food and beverage industry to create more opportunities to bring B.C. food to...

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Passionate about food and farming in Canada?

You’re invited to the Canadian Centre for Food Integrity 2018 Publi c Trust Summit

New leading edge public trust research and thought provoking speakers Unique opportunity to network with thought leaders from across supply chains and all aspects of our food system from coast to coast Build relationships and learn how to engage to change the conversations about food with transparency Engage to earn trust in our food system better together

Join...

Upcoming events

Dec 13
6:30-9:30pm · 1505 W 2nd Ave #101, Vancouver, BC V6H 3Y4

Join us at The BCFPA Annual Holiday Social with Drinks & Canapes! In Partnership with the Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts (PICA)

Members, partners, and friends, we would like to invite you to our Annual Holiday Social: a night to enjoy, have fun and network with colleagues and friends in the BCFPA family. With PICA as our hosting partner, we are looking forward to the drinks and creative canapes prepared by PICA's class of talented student chefs.

Get your tickets today; mix and mingle with peers and colleagues at our Holiday Social!...

Jan 09
10-12pm · 9440 202 Street, Langley BC

IT Peer Group Meeting

The Roundtable Discussion

When: Wednesday, January 9th, from 10-12pm

Where : BCFPA Office Building, in the Board Room at 9440 202 Street, Langley (View Map)

What are some projects you’re working on, and how can we as IT...

Jan 17
10-12pm

Hidden Food Safety Risks: How to Find them, How to Control Them

Thursday, January 17th, 2019 from 10-12pm

Location: TBD

Food safety regulations are changing. Customer requirements for 3 rd party certification are growing. Companies need better food safety programs. The question is: How to prioritize your food safety efforts & dollars? Your program might be compliant on paper, or even Certified, but it may not address other critical hidden...