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, May 21, 2015

MN Gov. Mark Dayton and House Speaker Kurt Daudt are preparing for a special session of the Minnesota Legislature.  Continue reading.

Thu, May 21, 2015

Democrats in the IL House are working on a proposed budget that they plan to pass before the May 31st deadline.  Read more.

Tue, May 19, 2015

The MN Legislature ended early today amid shouts of "crooks' and "shameful," with plenty of confusion mixed in, as lawmakers failed to finish everything they wanted to do in 2015. A special legislative session is expected after Gov. Mark Dayton's promised veto of an education funding bill. Lawmakers passed all the must-do spending bills for a $42 billion, two-year budget.  Watch for a full report from MWFPA on how the Legislature's actions impacted the food processing industry.  Read more.

MWFPA Events


2015 MWFPA Spring Summit & Scramble

June 3-4, 2015
Hilton Garden Inn
Trappers Turn Golf Course
Wisconsin Dells, WI


Download a brochure and registration information here.

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


Registration is now open for the 2015 Food Safety Preventive Controls Forum hosted by AFFI and the Midwest Food Processors Association, scheduled for Oct. 19-22 at the Grand Geneva Resort in Lake Geneva, Wis.

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.

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.