The Manitoba Food Processors Association (MFPA) was formed in 1993. It is a not-for-profit, industry-run organization that serves close to 300 member companies; ranging from small, start-up operations to large multi-national companies. Manitoba growers, processors, marketing boards, government agencies, retailers, and industry suppliers of goods and services all enjoy the benefits of an MFPA membership.
The Association supports its members by:
Canadian Council of Food Processors
The MFPA represents the Manitoba industry at the national level through the Canadian Council of Food Processors (CCFP). CCFP is a coalition of the seven provincial and regional food processing associations that operate in Canada. Together, CCFP provincial member associations represent 1,800 companies nationwide. Member associations include: the Alberta Food Processors Association, the Atlantic Food & Beverage Processors Association, the British Columbia Food Processors Association, Food and Beverage Ontario, the Manitoba Food Processors Association, the Quebec Food Processors and Consumer Product Council, and the Saskatchewan Food & Ingredient Processors Association.
CCFP represents all sizes of food processors and natural health products manufacturers operating in Canada. CCFP’s mission is to raise the profile of the food processing industry in Canada and to speak with a common voice on behalf of its members on a broad spectrum of issues that affect this vital manufacturing industry on a national basis.
CCFP’s corporate objectives are as follows: