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Written by Cargill

We are grateful and proud to be recognized as a finalist for the 2019 BC Food & Beverage Award in the People First category.

At Cargill, the safety and well-being of all our employees is our top priority. So we are particularly honored to be acknowledged in this category. It is a testament to the quality of our safety programs – but most of all a recognition of our dedicated employees who demonstrate safety every day.

Of course, a strong safety culture doesn’t...

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For immediate release: August 20, 2019

Finalists for the 2019 BC Food and Beverage Awards Announced

Celebrating the Best of BC’s top manufacturing industry.

Vancouver, BC – The BC Food Processors Association is pleased to unveil the list of the 2019 BC Food and Beverage Award Finalists. These finalists represent the companies, products, and leaders who inspire impactful initiatives that reflect our award categories. BC Food Processors Association will commend these achievements at the Awards Gala on September 17 at the...

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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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Aug 7, 2019

KDS Construction Ltd is proud to announce our new partners, adding greater depth and stability to our dedicated and creative team.

Sasha Konstantinov, Senior Estimator, has been with KDS for 14 years.

Tristan Powell, Project Manager, has been with KDS for 12 years.

Riley Shannon, Estimator, has been with KDS for 8 years.

Rick Gorton, Project Manager, has been with KDS for 11 years and

Derek Humphrey, Senior Superintendent, has been with KDS for 16 years.

Along with the rest...

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For immediate release: July 2, 2019

Surrey, BC - The BC Food Processors Association (BCFPA) is pleased to announce the addition of four new members to its Board of Directors: Jasmine Byrne of Big Mountain Foods, Chantal Keely from Farm Credit Canada, Pamela Ambriz with Vitalus Nutrition, and Steve MacIntyre of Silver Hills Bakery. The Board provides leadership for carrying out the Association’s mission to raise industry profile and support our members.

These new appointments will replace outgoing Directors include former Chair James Pratt, former...

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