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.  




Tue, Nov 25, 2014

Gov. Mark Dayton expects most of the agency commissioners that served in his Cabinet in his first term will remain on board.  Read more.

Mon, Nov 24, 2014

Last weekend, Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack told the 2014 National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB) convention that there is no regulatory fix for country-of-origin labeling (COOL). MWFPA has said that given the negative impact the rule will have on the U.S. manufacturing and agriculture economies, it would be intolerable for the United States to maintain, even briefly, a rule that has been deemed non-compliant by the World Trade Organization. Read more here.

Fri, Nov 21, 2014

Democrat members of the Senate Executive Committee advanced legislation this week on a partisan roll call (10-3) that would increase Illinois' minimum wage to $11 per hour over the next two years.

MWFPA Events

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

LESS THAN  1 WEEK until MWFPA's premier annual event which brings together key stakeholders in the food manufacturing industry from the Upper Midwest and beyond.

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/

View the latest video from the International Food Information Council Foundation highlighting the benefits of modern food production and technology.

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




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