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The official launch of the Buy BC Food program took place at the Safeway store on Robson St. in Vancouver. The first ever Buy BC food race pitted three teams against each other in a fun challenge to see who could fill their basket with the most BC products. The winning team was captained by Jane Thornthwaite, MLA North Vancouver-Seymour and included Marco Iannuzzi (BC Lions) , Bianca Solterbeck (Shaw) and Kevin Getz (The Beat).

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Vancouver, B.C., September 30, 2013. The BC Food Processors Association elected its Executive Committee for the 2013/14 year today.

The committee will consist of:

Dave Eto , President and Board Chair, BC Dairy Association Alistair Johnston , First Vice-President, Vanderpol Food Group Rick Gagner , Second Vice-President Jim Pratt , Secretary, ProSnack Natural Foods Inc. Jozef Hubburmi n, Treasurer, Fresh Direct Produce Robin Smit h, Past President, FoodWest Resources

“We are delighted with the depth of knowledge and experience of our incoming...

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Abbotsford, B.C., June 14, 2013. Pacific Coast Fruit Products received the BC Food Processors Hall of Fame Award at the FoodProWest 2013 Awards Gala on Thursday, June 13th, 2013. Rick Gibbs of Neutron Factory Works received the Leadership Award and Legacy Pacific Group of Companies received the BCFPA Member of the Year Award, whilst the Rising Star Award was jointly won by Marlene Madsen of Island Farmhouse Poultry and Chris Ball of Reliance Insurance Agencies, and the Innovation Award to Christopher Ng of Alterrus. Phillips Brewing Co. was awarded the Sustainability Award. One new award...

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RESERVE YOUR SPACE NOW, ONLY 42 days until the FoodProWest 2013.

Burnaby, BC, April 22, 2013 – This year we have 50% more exhibit space available to increase your brand recognition.

We expect a significant increase in attendance with will be fuelled by our marketing efforts and our confirmed celebrity guest. This year will give you tremendous exposure to BCFPA 220 members.

2 Full days of Exhibit space and 2 tickets to the conference and Gala Awards Dinner are included in your Booth cost.

Exhibitors Placement will be on a first come first serve basis. You...

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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...