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FoodProWest 2015 is all about the “taste of success.” BC’s premier food industry conference has once again partnered with the Province of British Columbia and the Government of Canada to bring you another jam packed Buyers Day on June 17, 2015. We will have a cross-functional group of Buyers from the United States, China, Japan, Korea, India, Philippines, Thailand, and Singapore.

Organizations that are export ready or looking to build exposure for new and existing products will definitely benefit from having over 20 international Buyers in attendance coupled with the expertise of...


In July 2014, the BC Ministry of Agriculture released its Consultation on Potential Changes to the Agricultural Land Commission Act: Agricultural Land Reserve Use, Subdivision and Procedure Regulation.

This Consultation process is a result of the passage of Bill 24 in May 2014, which introduced amendments to the Agricultural Land Commission Act that changed the structure of the ALC. Some of the detail that determines how these legislative changes will be implemented will be provided through changes to the ALR Regulation. One area of the Amendments proposed changes to the list of...


In response to a consultation process conducted by the Minister of Health from January-April 2014, a What We Heard report - reflecting the feedback received from these consultations and those of Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s Food Labelling Modernization Initiative - was published in June, 2014. This report included many ideas on how to improve food labelling to...


On the threshold of 2013, it is that time of year when people great each other with a cheerful “Happy New Year!” We here at the BC Food Processors Association wish you all the best for a fruitful and happy 2013!

Let’s together make a difference in the coming year.

Let’s grow our industry, let’s get the proverbial pie bigger to create a bigger slice for each member Let’s grow our connections and relationships. It is only with others that we can reach our true potential.

I want to share a little gem; a highlight of mine of the past year: In Michael Gelb’s Brain Power (a...


BCFPA partners with SGS Canada to offer globally recognized food safety training at discounted prices for BCFPA members. To view course offerings: