Midwest Food Processors Association, Inc.

The Midwest Food Processors Association, Inc. is a trade association that advocates on behalf of food processing companies and affiliated industries in Illinois, Minnesota, and Wisconsin.  Established in 1905 as the Wisconsin Canners Association, today the association represents a more diverse group of food processors on a variety of food issues.  The primary role of MWFPA is to influence public policy and make the Midwest a great place for food processors to do business.  The association's activities can be summarized in four words; advocate, educate, communicate, and facilitate.  Go to Association Profile for more information.  




Thu, Oct 1, 2015

Congress passed legislation to prevent a government shutdown this week, following a vote in the House that will keep federal agencies funded through Dec. 11. The Senate approved the legislation earlier on Wednesday and the President signed it into law that evening. Without action by Congress, the federal government would have shut down today, the beginning of a new fiscal year. The question for Congress now becomes how to prevent a shutdown right before Christmas.

Tue, Sep 29, 2015

A Milwaukee Journal Sentinel article addresses Wisconsin's lead in the production of snap beans nationally and quotes MWFPA President Nick George.  Get article.

Thu, Sep 24, 2015

A favorite event among sportsmen and first-time shooters alike, the MWFPA Sporting Clays Challenge is already filling up. Sponsorship opportunities are still available, but contact us quickly and sign up before it's too late!  The event is scheduled for October 6 at the Whispering Emerald Ridge Game Farm in Menomonie, WI.  For registration and sponsorship information, click here

MWFPA Events


2015 MWFPA HACCP Seminar


October 28-29, 2015
Stoney Creek Hotel
& Convention Ctr.
Onalaska, WI

The Food Safety Modernization Act requires risk analysis for all food industries. A good knowledge of HACCP is the foundation for all sound food safety programs. This two-day course is certified by the International HACCP Alliance and open to all food processors, suppliers and regulators who wish to learn the basics of HACCP in food processing or review associated fundamental principles and concepts.  Register today!

2015 Food Safety Preventative Controls Forum

October 19-22, 2015
Grand Geneva Resort
Lake Geneva, WI

Register now for the 2015 Food Safety Preventative Controls Forum brought to you by the American Frozen Food Institute and the Midwest Food Processors Association.

Presented by top experts these two Forums, one and one half day food safety workshops, will address fundamental Food Safety Modernization Act requirements and provide guidance on how these requirements can be blended into existing in-plant food safety programs.

MWFPA 2015 Sporting Clays Challenge

October 6, 2015
Whispering Emerald Ridge Game Farm
Menomonie, WI.   

Get registration materials and other information here.

MWFPA 2015 Convention Lodging



Make Your 2015 MWFPA Convention & Processing Crops Conference
Room Reservations Now!

MWFPA has reserved blocks of rooms at Green Bay's Hyatt on Main, the Hampton Inn and the Tundra Lodge for the convention set to take place December 1-3, 2105 in Green Bay, WI.  Go to the convention website for more information


MWFPA 2015 Convention Booth Lottery Ends
Prime Space Still Available, But Going Fast



The MWFPA 2015 Convention booth lottery has come to an end.  Thanks to all the exhibitors who took advantage of this opportunity.  But potential exhibitors still have time to increase their sales. Guarantee your booth space with prime spots remaining, but going fast!  Booth space is now being allotted on a first come, first serve basis.

Go the MWFPA Convention website and download a copy of the convention prospectus which contains a floor map and registration form. Registration forms can be submitted via email, fax or mail. Sorry, no online registration is available at this time.

We'll see you at the 111th Annual MWFPA Convention December 1-3, 2015, at the KI Convention Center in Green Bay, Wisconsin!


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