Tag Archives: Food Processing

April 26: Food Processing Forum, Abbotsford, BC

Posted by Moss Dance on April 11, 2016

Food Processing Forum raspberries

The Agriculture Centre of Excellence at the University of the Fraser Valley is hosting a Food Processing Forum on April 26th from 1-3pm at UFV in Abbotsford. The forum will provide information about: new supplier opportunities for organic and conventionally farmed produce; the Global Food Safety Standard Initiative; CFIA standard guidelines on packaging; “Buy Local’ funding opportunities; an opportunity to identify your concerns and ask questions. The event is provided at no cost and includes an informal reception. We are asking participants to register for free so that we can track numbers. Please register for the Food Processing Forum here! Please contact Garry Fehr … Continue reading April 26: Food Processing Forum, Abbotsford, BC

APR 12-13: Agri-Food Business Planning Workshop, Nelson, BC

Posted by Kristen Nammour on April 01, 2016

Visual display of jars - examples of agrifood value added processing businesses

Are you in the pre-planning stage of starting a food business, or have an established business whose growth you want to kick-start? Community Futures of Central Kootenays, Found Tree Product Design & Partners for Growth Advisory Services is proud to be presenting another Agri-Food Business Planning Workshop! WHEN: April 12 -13, 2016; 8:30AM-4:30PM WHERE: Community Futures of Central Kootenay, 201-514 Vernon St, Nelson, BC V1L 4E7 COST: $105 (includes GST) w/ Lunch Provided The workshop is for both professional development and building up your network. It is a great opportunity to either build-out or refresh your business plan! This is a program funded … Continue reading APR 12-13: Agri-Food Business Planning Workshop, Nelson, BC