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Awards - Celebrating 10 Years!

2017 BC Food Processors Award Nominations Closed

Thank you for Nominating!

BC’s best of the best in the food processing industry will be honoured at the BCFPA Awards Gala as part of FoodProWest 2017. More than 400 of BC’s top food processors and industry leaders will honour their colleagues at the prestigious Gala Dinner hosted by the BC Food Processors Association.

Scroll down to nominate your company, colleague or product for one of eight awards being presented at the Gala on June 8th. Product of the Year Award judging is on March 16th, 2017.

 

 

Member of the Year Award

Criteria:

  • Awarded to a company
  • Must be a BCFPA Member
  • Must be engaged in BCFPA activities (Peer Groups, Committees, Board, Event Volunteers, Event attendees etc…)
  • Must contribute to the industry somehow through products and/or services

Hall of Fame Award

Induction into the “BCFPA Hall of Fame”

Criteria:

  • Awarded to a company 
  • 20+ years in business in BC
  • Have made significant contributions to the food, beverage, and natural health industry though any of the following:
  • Design, invention of equipment, product, process, or technical services.
  • A strong reputation in the industry that demonstrates leadership
  • Commitment to growth
  • Environmental sustainability
  • Innovative

Leadership Award

Criteria:

  • Awarded to a person within a company
  • 10+ years of work experience in the industry
  • Leads and inspires others to take on new initiatives to learn and grow
  • Committed to developing and mentoring future leaders
  • Committed to the growth and development of their organizations
  • Positive contribution to the community and environment
  • Sets a high standard of integrity through leading by example and presents themselves in a responsible and respectable manner

Rising Star Award

Criteria:

  • Awarded to a person
  • Must be a BCFPA Member
  • Less than 10 years in the industry
  • Demonstrates a desire to constantly learn and grow
  • Innovator and role model
  • Contribution to industry, community, and environment

Sustainability Award

Criteria:

  • Awarded to a company
  • Must be a BCFPA Member
  • Leader in sustainability processes and practices
  • Positive contribution to the environment
  • Inspirational
  • Role Model

Innovation Award

Criteria:

  • Awarded to a company
  • Demonstrates innovation in any aspect of the company
  • (eg. Processes, technology, ingredients, human resources, culture, engagement, sales and marketing, product development, health and safety, research and development)
  • Is seen as a leader and benchmark to industry
  • Has developed and implemented innovative practices and/or products within their company

Workplace Safety Award

    Criteria:

    • Awarded to a company
    • Recognizes innovative programs, policies, tools or projects that assist in reducing workplace injuries
    • Registered in good standing with WorkSafeBC
    • Compliant with the British Columbia Occupational Health and Safety Regulation, Workers Compensation Act and the Standards and Building Code
    • Is seen as a leader and benchmark to industry
    • Has developed and implemented innovative workplace safety practices within their company

    Product of the Year Award

    Criteria:

    • Awarded to a company’s product
    • BC made product
    • Must be a food, beverage, or natural health product
    • Taste (if applicable)
    • Appeal of product packaging
    • Innovative and unique product
    • Positive environmental/sustainable impact
    • Product of the Year Judging Event - Thursday, March 16, 2017

    Thank you for the nominations! Click below to watch the Product of the Year recap video from 2016.

    Product of the Year 2015 Recap - FoodProWest