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MFPA Phone Numbers 

To contact MFPA staff, dial
our office number, followed by the
staff member's extension number
listed below. Please update your
contact information accordingly.

Office #: 204-982-MFPA (6372)

Ext. 101 - Caroline Wiley,
Executive Assistant
Ext. 102 - Dave Shambrock,
Executive Director
Ext. 104 - Linda MacDiarmid,
Acting Program Manager,
Industry Training & Development
Ext. 106 - Jennifer Strath,
Program Manager, Buy Manitoba
Ext. 108 - Val Fehr,
Human Resource Leader, Industry Training & Development

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Registration for the Manitoba Taste Awards

On Wednesday, February 25, 2015, we will be celebrating Manitoba's food industry with the MFPA's new awards program!  Please click here  for more information regarding registration and sponsorship opportuities for this event that will honour the entrepreneurial achievements, innovative development and growth of our member companies.

Awards being handed out this year include the below categories:

Outstanding Employee Award
Outstanding Service Award
Best New Products
Rising Star Award
Innovation Award

And for the first time, three awards to be voted on by consumers! Local Favourites Awards!

For more information about this year's Manitoba Taste Awards nominees  please click here.

Save the date - Manitoba Made Golf Tournament will take place on Thursday, July 23, 2015 at the Breezy Bend Country Club.

More details to follow shortly.



Who We Are

The Manitoba Food Processors Association (MFPA) is a non-profit, industry-run organization that promotes Manitoba Made food products to local and international markets.

The Association serves more than 260 member companies; ranging from small, start-up operations to large multi-national companies.

Manitoba growers, processors, marketing boards, government agencies, retailers, and industry suppliers of goods and services all enjoy the benefits of an MFPA membership.

Click here to read more.

To inquire about becoming a member please contact MFPA at 204-982-6372



is our trademarked logo. Members benefit from the Manitoba Made brand identity in two ways:  

First, our consumer research shows that Manitobans want to purchase products that are identified as being made in Manitoba.

Second, each member benefits from increased recognition of MANITOBA MADE through the advertising and promotions of all members.

The Winners of The 2013 Industry Excellence Awards


  • Employer of the Year – Manitoba Harvest Hemp Foods & Oils
  • Supplier of the Year – Sandra Carson, PackEdge Designs
  • Best New Product (Large Business) – Granny’s Poultry, Omega 3 Turkey Breast
  • Best New Product (Small Business) – Red Millet Whole Flour, Millet King Foods of Canada Inc. and Organic Quick Cooking Barley, Progressive Foods Inc.
  • Company of the Year – Salisbury House Restaurants
  • President’s Award – Hermann Grauer, Nature’s Farm

This year a special award for Outstanding Achievement was presented to Mark Zachanowich of Peak of the Market, an individual who demonstrates leadership and excellence, and inspires others to perform at their best.

Buy Manitoba - A new program promoting local fresh and processed foods at retailers has launched. Visit the buymanitobafoods.ca to learn more and find out how you can be involved!