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Written by Oumar Barou Togola of Farafena, 2019 BC Food and Beverage Sustainability Award Finalist

Since our inception, Farafena’s goal has been to share the ancient grains and superfoods of Africa with the rest of the world. Through our equitable direct partnerships with women farmers in Mali, we have grown our Business-to-Consumer (B2C) model from (quite literally) the ground up. There comes a time, however, when a growing business must evaluate the market in which they are operating and decide if there are other opportunities that will help them...

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Latest numbers on the food and beverage manufacturing industry tell a compelling Canadian story. Food and Beverage processors are the leading manufacturing employer in the country providing jobs for 250,000+ people at 11,000 manufacturing facilities. These businesses, located in urban centers and rural communities across the country, supply about 75% of all the processed food and drink consumed by Canadians. Domestic sales alone in 2017 were valued at $110 billion.

Food and beverage manufacturing businesses are not only an economic engine for every province across this country,...

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Loma IQ3 Metal Detector

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Aperture 29.5″w x 3″h

30 Gallon Electric Tilting Steam Kettle

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Summer 2019 Process This! Magazine: Women Leaders has been published!

We strive for continuous improvement with our editorial for Process This ! including more member stories, and more contribution by contributing editors this year, including - 6.5 Consulting, Grant Thronton, MNP, and more.

Processor Members featured in this edition are:

Big Mountain Foods

Coast Protein...

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The BC Ministry of Agriculture (“The Ministry”), in collaboration with industry and post-secondary institutions, is in the process of developing a BC Food Hub Network (“The Food Hub Network”). The creation of the Food Hub Network is part of the Ministry’s Feed BC mandate pillar. To guide the development of the Food Hub Network, the Ministry commissioned MNP LLP (“MNP”) to conduct a province-wide survey to identify the current needs, challenges and opportunities of BC food and beverage processors and those interested in entering the industry.

A total of 205 survey respondents...

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