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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. 103 - Lisa Groen, 
Program Manager, Industry Training & Development
Ext. 104 - Linda MacDiarmid,
Administrative Coordinator,
Training & Development
Ext. 105 - Carly McGregor,
Marketing & Communications Coordinator
Ext. 106 - Jennifer Strath -
Program Manager, Buy Manitoba
Ext. 108 - Carmelle Friesen,
Employer Services Liaison

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MFPA's Manitoba Made Golf Tournament at Bridges Golf Course was held on July 17! It was a great day with 120 golfers playing the beautiful course and sampling products from MFPA members.

Thank you to all of our sponsors for making the tournament possible, with special thanks to the following companies:

Platinum Sponsor - Labels Unlimited
Gold Sponsor - Hemp Oil Canada
Golf Cart Sponsor - McElhoes + Duffy

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!