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.  




Fri, Mar 6, 2015

MWFPA has joined a coalition of approximately 60 food groups urging Congress to develop a budget that funds US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) food-safety programs without inflicting consumers and food producers with burdensome new taxes or fees.  Read more.

Tue, Mar 3, 2015

Did you know March is National Frozen Food Month? In fact it's the 32nd annual National March Frozen Food Month and the MWFPA is encouraging everyone to think about the freezer aisle in a fresh way: Take a Fresh Look at Frozens!  See more here!

Thu, Feb 26, 2015

As part of the Obama Administration fiscal 2016 budget proposal, Congress is being asked to consolidate the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety Inspection Service and the food safety components of the Food and Drug Administration into a new agency in the Department of Health and Human Services. Read more about the background to this proposal and what it really means for our food safety system.  Read more.

MWFPA Events


MWFPA Sanitation Seminar
Holiday Inn
Stevens Point, WI
April 15, 2015


The proactive and preventive approach to controlling contami-nation through cleaning and sanitation is increasingly being recognized as a key factor in food safety management. This full-day seminar will look at the sanitation problems and solutions that are found in today's food plant.

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April 27-29, 2015
Chicago, IL

Join your industry peers April 27-29 to look closely at the transformative changes impacting every aspect of the food industry -- and work collab-oratively to succeed in this new environment.  MWFPA is a proud partner of The Food Leaders Summit 2015.  Attend the event.


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

The Forum will provide relevant information for any food or ingredient company regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).  Food safety consultants, auditing firms and other service providers will also benefit from our line-up of expert speakers and interaction with fellow attendees and exhibitors.


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.