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The excitement continues to build for FoodProWest 2013 and the opportunity to have your company stand out in the crowd by becoming a sponsor at this exciting event.

Burnaby, BC, April 22, 2013 – FoodProWest 2013 provides a unique opportunity to stand out in the crowd by becoming a sponsor and allowing you to highlight your business with a captive audience all interested in celebrating a large industry dedicated to all segments of the food, beverage and nutraceutical processing industries. Your increased exposure through the BC Food Processors Association will mean the ability to...

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The BC Food Processors Association is happy to announce the Finalists in the 2013 BC Food Processors Awards.

Six awards were approved by a judging committee of the BCFPA Board of Directors, with the 2013 finalists as follows:

Award and Criteria

2013 Finalists (listed alphabetically)

BCFPA Member of the Year (awarded to a company)

Can be a Board member BCFPA member (processor or associate) Engagement level in BCFPA activities (committees, Board, events, etc.) Contribution to industry effort (facilities,...
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Brisith Columbia Ministry of Agriculture

For Immediate Release

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Feb. 22, 2013

Inspection system enhances safe meat supply, supports B.C. foods

VERNON – The B.C. government’s new meat inspection system reinforces the province’s reputation for safe and wholesome meat by continuing the current safeguards and inspection system in provincially licensed Class A and B abattoirs. The new system follows extensive consultation with ranchers, abattoir operators, local governments and small-scale ranchers with licences...

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Abbotsford, BC, January 24, 2013. BC’s Agriculture Minister Norm Letnick and the Honourable Judith Guichon, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia, presented a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal to B.C. Food Processors Association CEO Nico Human at the 2013 Agriculture Industry Gala.

Human’s medal was presented in recognition of his commitment to building B.C.’s value-added food sector and previous contributions in supporting awareness and promotion of agriculture’s benefits in B.C. It was symbolic, even ironic, that the presentation took place during the 11th Annual...

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ABBOTSFORD – Agriculture Minister Norm Letnick and the Honourable Judith Guichon, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia, presented Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medals to Richard Bullock, Reg Ens and Nico Human at the Pacific Agriculture Show Gala last night, in recognition of their significant achievements and distinguished service to their fellow citizens.

Richard Bullock was acknowledged for his role as the chair of the Agricultural Land Commission and his ongoing efforts to preserve farmland in British Columbia, as well as his contributions to B.C.’s tree fruit sector...

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