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FoodProWest is our annual Expo, Buyers Day Trade Show, and Gala Awards Dinner!

This is the premiere event for BC food, beverage, and natural health processors to connect with international and domestic buyers to garner listings. This event also caters to associate services and provides a large networking component for organizations to connect with potential customers. The Gala Awards Dinner is a sell out each year with over 400 members celebrating industry achievements!

BUYERS DAY & TRADESHOW: 

June 21st 2018

Westin Bayshore Vancouver

9am - 3pm

GALA AWARDS DINNER

5pm-6pm Cocktails

6pm-930pm Dinner & Awards

 

 

 

      

 

 

Latest News

Media Releases
NEWS RELEASE For immediate release: February 14, 2018

CAP Funding Grows for Food Manufacturing Sector More funding for food manufacturers than in the past, says BC Food Processors Association

The rising strength of the food manufacturing sector across Canada, and especially in BC, has been reflected in the Canadian Agricultural Partnership (CAP) funding announcement. “More value-added food manufacturing business are eligible for funding than ever before,” says BC Food Processors Association CEO James Donaldson.

“Given that food and beverage processing represent 70...

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News Release: From Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Applications for Federal Programs Now Open February 13, 2018 – Ottawa, Canada – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Canada’s agriculture and agri-food sector is a key driver of economic growth, innovation and trade. Economic indicators show a strong and dynamic Canadian agricultural sector, with a growing global middle class looking for our world-class products.

Federal Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister, Lawrence MacAulay, celebrated Canada’s Agriculture Day alongside farmers, ranchers, food processors, industry leaders and youth...

Media Releases

NEWS RELEASE

For immediate release: December 4, 2017

 Working Towards Realistic Sustainable Practices in the Competitive Food Business

The BCFPA is excited to announce its’ partnership as the newest member of the Provision Coalition. “Through BCFPA's membership, our member companies will now have access to tools and programs that will help food and beverage manufacturers assess their sustainability challenges and then implement – and benefit from – sustainable solutions and practices,” says James Donaldson, CEO and Executive Director of the BC Food Processors Association...

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PROPOSED FEDERAL TAX CHANGES, PETITION TO THE MINISTER OF FINANCE

Whereas:

The Minister of Finance has released a proposal entitled “Tax Planning Using Private Corporations” which proposes to limit sharing business income with family members and raise taxes on investments (passive income) held by businesses;

Small businesses are a significant source of economic diversification and economic growth in Canada;

Small business owners take major risk in starting and running their businesses, and in keeping people employed through periods of economic...

Upcoming events

Aug 20
August 20th 2018 · Westwood Plateau Golf & Country Club, 3251 Plateau Blvd, Coquitlam
The BC Dairy Council and the BC Food Processors Association cordially invite you to their 44th Annual Golf Tournament and Dinner.

Our annual golf tournament, with two golf courses, and 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. Please join us again for a day of camaraderie, friendly competition and fun (and food!)!

TWO GREAT GOLF COURSES TO CHOOSE FROM:

The...