NEWS AND EVENTS
Prairie Meats - "Supporting the Community"
Gene Dupuis, owner of Prairie Meats, is proud of the family focus and community involvement of the business.
Food Processors Explore Emerging Asian Markets
Officials leading a series of trade missions to Southeast Asia say the trips are slowly but surely securing new investment and markets that will benefit Western Canada. Delegates from provincial food processing associations in Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Alberta and British Columbia returned to Canada at the end of March from a two-week trade mission.
Trade Mission to South East Asia November 19, 2012 to November 30, 2012
The Provincial Food Processing Associations of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia are working together on an Export Enhancement and Investment Attraction Project. The Project is a multi-year initiative which is expanding export trade and attracting investment to western Canada. The Project is offering a series of Outgoing Trade Missions to Asia. This Trade Mission will increase exports from Canada to Asia and will help grow the food processing industry by attracting investment capital and industry to Western Canada. The Mission will build on existing business relationships and seek out new customers in South East Asia. If you work in the food processing sector and wish to expand your export markets, follow up with your existing customers or meet with new buyers or investors you should join this Mission.
SaskMade Marketplace Under New Ownership
The Saskatchewan Food Processors Association (SFPA) has sold the Saskatchewan Made Marketplace, after more than 6 years of owning and operating the business.
Western Canada's food industry receives funding boost from WED
The SFPA is pleased to announce that Western Economic Diversification has committed $961,000 towards a series of Asia Pacific trade missions, both outgoing and incoming, for food processing companies in Western Canada. The missions will be aimed at promoting trade and parternships, as well attracting foreign investors to take over ownership of the province's many small food businesses which face closure when owners retire and do not have anyone to replace them The SFPA will be playing a leading role in administering the 4-year project, along with other food processing associations in Western Canada.