In The News

Wrapping up our 25th year with a holiday celebration!

Thursday, December 6th, 2018 |

  The Gates on Roblin was the site of our 2018 Holiday Reception & business networking event in support of Winnipeg Harvest.   Over 350 guests from food & beverage manufacturing, retail, foodservice and industry suppliers enjoyed an evening of more…

Harvesting excellence at 2018 industry awards

Thursday, December 6th, 2018 |

  In October, over 150 guests representing food & beverage manufacturing, packaging, equipment, finance services and retail partners gathered to honour industry excellence. Every year, Food & Beverage Manitoba celebrates excellence in the industry by awarding individuals and companies who more…

Call for Proposals for Business Scale-up and Productivity

Monday, December 3rd, 2018 |

Today, Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD) launched the first call for proposals for the Business Scale-up and Productivity (BSP) program. The objectives of the program are to:   assist firms with high-growth potential to scale-up and expand; support technology demonstration more…

Pan-Canadian industry survey on food fraud released

Tuesday, November 27th, 2018 |

A study outlining industry’s perceptions and practices around food fraud was released by Le Conseil de la transformation alimentaire du Québec (CTAQ). The study, Perceptions et préoccupations de l’industrie agroalimentaire canadienne face aux défis de la fraude alimentaire, was conducted more…

Celebrating 25 years of supporting the food & beverage industry

Wednesday, September 12th, 2018 |

It is an exciting time for the food and beverage industry. We are the largest industry in Manitoba, employing over 14,000 Manitobans and producing over $4.5 Billion of finished products each year. Manitoba’s food and beverage industry is the leader more…

Applications still being accepted for Ag Action Manitoba program support

Tuesday, August 21st, 2018 |

The Ag Action Manitoba program supports the growth and sustainability of the agri-processing sector.   Eligible agri-processors, including agri-food processors, agri-product processors, and abattoirs, may be eligible to apply to the following Ag Action Manitoba program activities:   Assurance: supports more…

Enabling Accessibility Fund Is Accepting Applications Until July 26, 2018

Wednesday, June 27th, 2018 |

  The Enabling Accessibility Fund (EAF) provides funding for eligible capital projects that increase accessibility for people with disabilities in Canadian communities and workplaces, creating more opportunities for people with disabilities to participate in community activities, programs and services, or more…

Red River Co-op adds three rural food stores

Monday, June 18th, 2018 |

  Winnipeg, Manitoba – Red River Co-op has agreed to lease three of the Marketplace food stores from Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL) in the Manitoban communities of Lorette, Stonewall and Selkirk.   The dates that the stores will open under more…

Safe Food for Canadians Regulations now published

Wednesday, June 13th, 2018 |

Today, the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, and the Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, announced that final Safe Food for Canadians Regulations were published in Canada Gazette, Part II (CGII).   The Safe Food for more…

Food & Beverage Canada hires first CEO

Monday, June 11th, 2018 |

Kathleen Sullivan appointed as chief executive officer of the recently launched Food & Beverage Canada   Ottawa, ON – The Ottawa-based national advocacy organization for food and beverage manufacturers across the country has appointed Kathleen Sullivan as chief executive officer. more…