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, Sep 18, 2014

The House on Wednesday approved a $1 trillion stopgap spending bill that would keep the government funded into December and averts a government shutdown. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) has set a vote for Thursday on the measure.  Read more from The Hill.

Tue, Sep 16, 2014

A look at existing biotech food labeling measures around the country reveals widespread discrepancies over which foods should be included or declared exempt—raising concerns that we're heading toward a regulatory train wreck.  Read more.

Mon, Sep 15, 2014

Senate Commerce Committee Chair Jay Rockefeller, D-W. VA., and Ranking Member John Thune, R-S.D., have introduced legislation to increase the efficiency of the Surface Transportation Board. Several companies that utilize WI's freight rail lines are concerned about their service and rates.

MWFPA Events


Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP):
Basic Concepts, Design and Implementation
Refresher for Food Processors
October 20-21, 2014
Radisson Hotel
La Crosse, WI
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 MWFPA Sporting Clays Challenge

October 9, 2014
Milford Hills Hunt Club
Johnson Creek, WI.

Registration Now!!

110th MWFPA Annual Convention/Trade Show
87th Processing Crops Conference
December 2-4, 2014 
Kalahari Resort, Wisconsin Dells, WI

Registration is now open for MWFPA's premier annual event, bringing together key stakeholders in the food manufacturing industry from the Upper Midwest and beyond.

The MWFPA 2014 Convention/Trade Show First Round Booth Lottery has concluded. Remaining space will be allocated on a first-come, first-serve basis.  MWFPA members should act now to reserve a booth. Don’t miss the chance to put your company in front of food processing professionals from across the country and around the world.

For an Exhibitor Prospectus or further information about the convention, please visit our new Convention Website: http://www.mwfpaconvention.org/

Discover the simple truths about the quality, variety and healthfulness of frozen foods.  




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

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

MWFPA is a proud media partner
of PACK Expo International 2014