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, Sep 12, 2014

Next week could be the last that Congress is in session before the November 4 mid-term elections. Capitol Hill insiders say even after the election, during a lame duck session, not much is going to happen before a new Congress is seated in January.

Wed, Sep 10, 2014

The Colorado voter information guide will alert voters to what biotech food advocates have been saying since labeling became an issue - food prices will rise. The guide covers Colorado's GMO labeling proposition, which was approved for the November ballot last month.  Passage of the initiative could cost the average family hundreds of dollars.  Read more.

Mon, Sep 8, 2014

President Obama said he will delay his long-promised executive action on immigration until after the November midterm elections. MWFPA continues to monitor the progress of immigration reform, especially in the areas regarding agricultural worker programs and E-verify requirements. The Association supports immigration reform that will allow more legal immigrants to work in the U.S., while protecting businesses that follow legal hiring practices.  Read more here.

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.

2014 Trade Show Booth Lottery Concludes

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 at the Kalahari Resort & Convention Center in Wisconsin Dells, WI, December 2-4, 2014. 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/

  Save the Date

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

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