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.  

 

 

News

Thu, Apr 17, 2014

Food prices are already on the rise, but a 50-state patchwork of labeling laws for foods that contain genetically modified ingredients could send costs skyrocketing by as much as 30 percent, without improving the safety of the food supply, Reps. Mike Pompeo (R-Kan.) and G.K. Butterfield (D-N.C.) wrote in a recent op-ed on The Hill.com.  Read their op-ed piece here.

Wed, Apr 16, 2014

WI Gov. Scott Walker today signed a bill into law that reduces costs for dairy plants, food warehouses, food processing plants, retail food establishments, and meat establishments that get a license during the last three months of the year.  The new law allows these facilities to hold the license for the following year without paying an additional fee.

Tue, Apr 15, 2014

MN’s Gov. Dayton has signed into law a measure which mandates that large employers pay a minimum wage of $8.00 per hour by August 2014, $9.00 per hour by August 2015, and $9.50 per hour by August 2016.

MWFPA Events

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Spring Summit & Scramble

Join us June 4-5, 2014 at Hilton Garden Inn and Trappers Turn Golf Course

Wisconsin Dells, WI

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MWFPA is a proud partner of the
Food & Agriculture 2014 National Conference
May 14, 2014
Hilton Minneapolis
1001 Marquette Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN

MWFPA is a proud partner of the
2014 Oilseed & Grain Trade Summit

MWFPA is a proud partner of the
2014 Women In Agribusiness Summit