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Protecting Our People Program

DOES YOUR FOOD, BEVERAGE OR NATURAL HEALTH PRODUCT COMPANY NEED PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT FOR YOUR EMPLOYEES?

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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BCFB AWARDS

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

Nominations are now closed, winners will be announced on September 15th 2020

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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.

 

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Dear BCFB Members,

Our affinity partner, SGS has a new certification for you! Please contact Mohit McLaren at mohit.mclaren@sgs.com directly to register.

SGS is introducing a Covid – 19 Safety control Addendum certificate that can be added to your existing certification and can be conducted during the renewal or surveillance audits or as a standalone audit and certification, please contact this email mohit.mclaren@sgs.com if you would like more information or to set up the...

COVID-19

The Policy, Regulation and Research Division is releasing a discussion paper on adding diseases caused by communicable viral pathogens, including COVID-19, to Schedule 1 with options and draft amendments to stakeholders for comment.

If a disease is identified in Schedule 1 and the worker was employed in the corresponding process or industry listed in the Schedule, then WorkSafeBC presumes the cause of the disease is work-related, unless the contrary is proved.

The discussion paper, draft amendments, and information on how to provide feedback can be accessed through the...

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DUPIsCHAI blends spice with science to create a tea with purpose. “I set out to take chai back to its spice tonic roots by recreating Chai of the Maharajas but for the western cultures palate,” says Dupinder, who goes by Dupi, and created the tea with her husband Victor Yablonsky. Dupi was born and raised in India and chai tea has been the rhythm of her life. Dupi says, “I was disappointed to find that every chai on the current market had added flavours and sugars to create an experience without any substance behind the drink.” She wanted to enjoy the taste of her chai, but benefit her...

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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...

Upcoming events

Jun 23 to Aug 22

While the BCFB 2020 Golf Tournament is cancelled, we still wish to fundraise for its benefactor: The Stan Rogers Memorial Scholarship Fund, benefitting BCIT and UBC Food Technology students. Whether you are a golfer, sponsor, supporting processor or friend of BC Food & Beverage, please consider making a donation to this fund. Thank you for your support of our newest industry employees!

About Stan Rogers: (1948-2014)

Stan Rogers was born to Alfred and Pauline Rogers in 1948 in Armstrong B.C., the youngest of three children. The Rogers family purchased...

Jul 08
10-10:45 AM · Demio

BCFB Annual General Meeting

Wednesday, July 8th, 2020 from 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM

Register on Demio

BC Food & Beverage members in good standing are hereby invited to the Annual General Meeting (AGM) to be held on Monday July 8, 2020, beginning at 10:00 – 10:45 AM on Demio.

The following matters will be discussed at the AGM:

Call to order and confirmation of quorum. Chair's...
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...