FoodProWest 2017

on June 8th

Celebrating Our Tenth Anniversary!

FoodProWest is the key industry event for all BC food, beverage, and natural health products processors. Presented by the BC Food Processors Association, FoodProWest annual Expo encompasses a Buyer’s Day, Tradeshow, and a Gala Awards dinner. Register your PROCESSOR booth and get your Gala Tickets today - this event will sell out!

ASSOCIATE BOOTHS ARE SOLD OUT - AS OF APRIL 5TH!  Processor booths are still available.

Latest News

Dear NHPRS members, sponsors and past sponsors,

The NHPRS Board of Directors is pleased to host our 14th Annual NHPRS Annual Conference, Beyond Tradition, to be held May 8-11, 2017, at the Pinnacle Hotel Waterfront in Vancouver, British Columbia. This conference promises to bring together and integrate individuals from all aspects of the natural health product (NHP) industry, including research scientists; industry representatives involved in developing, producing, and marketing NHPs; government regulators tasked with...

BC Safety Charter Annual Round Table

April 27

To propel the safety culture in industry in the province of BC, we need the input and backing of leading organizations like yours. The examples set by you, are far reaching and significant.

CEO’s from cross section of labor markets within BC who are focused on enhancing their role as the leader of the safety culture of their organization. This is an opportunity for your company to gain presence with leading CEO’s and decision makers from the Province of BC.



Vancouver, BC – March 9, 2017 – Fresh Direct Produce Ltd. (“Fresh Direct”) is honoured to be one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for six consecutive years. This prestigious national award is sponsored by CIBC, Deloitte, National Post, Queen’s School of Business, and MacKay CEO Forums.

“Our Team is honoured to receive the Best Managed Award for the sixth year in a row. It has been another stellar year of continuous learning and growth. Our business has expanded across our conventional, organics and import produce divisions. We are proud to announce the opening of a brand new 52,...

Upcoming events

Apr 27
2:30-4:30PM · Singing Bowl Granola, 589 Bay St, Victoria 

Vancouver Island Peer Group Meeting

Topic: Risk Management for Food Processors Date: Thursday, April 27, 2017

Time: 2:30 – 4:30 pm ­­­

Location: Singing Bowl Granola, 589 Bay St, Victoria

Background: You’ve worked hard to build your food processing business – are your brand, customers, employees and profits adequately protected? Come learn from Mark Johnson of Reliance Insurance, a long time BC Food Processors Association member specializing in insurance products specifically for food processors. Agenda:

· Roundtable/Introductions · Presentation...

May 09
11:00AM to Noon · WEBINAR - Please register via link
Grow your Business with GS1 Canada Learn at Lunch Webinar Learn how you can leverage opportunities to connect with your trading partners, increase visibility and position your company for increased growth Do you want your products, brands and companies visible by all your trading partners? Do you want exposure to new trading partners? Are you meeting your trading partner’s business needs for information? Are you positioned to leverage all sales opportunities with on-line/eCommerce?

Join us on May 9, 2017 as the BCFPA and GS1 Canada present an educational webinar to support and grow your...

May 12
10AM - 1130AM · Fasken Martineau law office,  550 Burrard Street, Suite 2900, Vancouver.

This event is FREE to members, but registration is required below.

Seating Capacity 30 persons. Processor Members will have seating priority.

Finance Peer Group Agenda


Friday, May 12th, 2017 at 10:00AM

Venue: Fasken Martineau law office,...

Jun 08
Westin Bayshore, Vancouver

FoodProWest is the BC Food Processors Association’s annual Expo encompassing a Buyer’s Day, Tradeshow, and a Gala Awards dinner. It is the key industry event for all BC food, beverage, and natural health products processors which gives these local processors and the associates that cater to the food processing industry, a place to congregate and network and connect with buyers, customers, and fellow colleagues.

International Buyers Day & Trade Show 9am - 3pm

Gala Awards Dinner 5pm - 6pm Cocktails 6pm - 9:30pm Dinner and Awards

Register now! Early Bird rates are...

Jun 15
Registration Closes June 15th



The BC Food Processors Association is pleased to be conducting its annual Compensation Survey. Each year, BC food processors rely on this report’s data for the most current, reliable and detailed insight on salaries, incentives and demographics within BC’s evolving food processing community. The report is used by numerous companies to help determine compensation levels for all members of their staff. Your participation in this survey is critical in ensuring that the report’s information is as accurate and complete as...