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Foreign Supplier Verification Programs (FSVP) guidance, fact sheet and documentation now available

Thursday, June 7th, 2018 |

On May 25, 2018, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a Small Entity Compliance Guide (SECG) on food facility registration as well as additional information on the Voluntary Qualified Importer Program (VQIP).   Small Entity Compliance Guide The more…

Manitoba Access Awareness Week (MAAW), June 10 to 16, 2018

Wednesday, June 6th, 2018 |

“Open for Everyone” Accessibility Symposium – June 12th The Disabilities Issues Office (DIO) and the MAAW Steering Committee are celebrating Manitoba Access Awareness Week with a free learning event on Tuesday, June 12, 2018, 8:30 am to Noon at the more…

Governments highlight funded activities for Manitoba agri-processors under Canadian agricultural partnership

Monday, June 4th, 2018 |

Manitoba’s agri-processors are now able to access funding for activities under the Ag Action Manitoba program as the Canadian Agricultural Partnership continues to be implemented, Federal Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay and Manitoba Agriculture Minister Ralph Eichler announced today.   “The more…

Restricting the Marketing of Unhealthy Foods to Children

Thursday, May 10th, 2018 | Industry

On May 8, 2018, Health Canada published an update on its proposed direction for the development of regulations to restrict the marketing of unhealthy foods and beverages to children. This update reflects policy development since receiving feedback from the 75-day more…

New Food Loss + Waste Cost-Share Program

Tuesday, February 27th, 2018 | Industry

Canadian Centre for Food Integrity + Provision Coalition are pleased to invite food and beverage manufacturers from across Canada to learn about a new cost-share program that will tackle food loss and waste in manufacturing facilities. Join them March 5th more…

The Canada Pavilion Program is launched

Friday, January 19th, 2018 | Industry

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) is pleased to announce the launch of its new Canada Pavilion Program.   As part of the Canadian Agricultural Partnership (CAP), a five-year $3 billion investment by federal, provincial and territorial governments to strengthen the more…

Food & Beverage Canada is Launched

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018 |

Over 1,500 food and beverage processing businesses across the country unite to launch new Ottawa-based, national organization mandated to work with governments and other stakeholders on industry priorities.   A new organization representing food and beverage manufacturers in Canada has more…

Winners announced for the 2017 Harvesting Excellence Industry Awards

Thursday, October 12th, 2017 |

Food & Beverage Manitoba announces the winners of the  2017 Harvesting Excellence Industry Awards   In a sold-out event at the Qualico Family Centre in Assiniboine Park Food & Beverage Manitoba staff, board of directors, members, government dignitaries and guests more…

Minister MacAulay wraps up A Food Policy for Canada regional sessions in Winnipeg

Monday, October 2nd, 2017 |

A Food Policy for Canada will set a long-term vision for the country’s health, environment, social, and economic goals related to food; while also identifying actions that can be taken in the short-term to improve Canada’s food system.   Minister more…

Call for Proposals – Cdn food and beverage processing cluster

Friday, August 11th, 2017 | Industry

Food & Beverage Manitoba is pleased to inform you that the call for research and innovation proposals for Canada’s food and beverage processing industry under the next five year funding cycle –the Canadian Agricultural Partnership – from 2018 to 2023 more…