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Edition 37

Edition 37: October 2, 2023

Are you registered to attend yet?

This is a must-attend conference for all food and beverage processors and industry partners.  Join us to discuss the latest priorities in our sector, and network with your peers and industry experts.




We’re excited to offer our FBA Members another amazing opportunity to participate in CTV’s Live at 5 What’s for Dinner program!

Register today to have your product featured in the most delicious way with Chef Allain Bosse and Katie Kelly for the upcoming holiday season!

 Food Safety Training Workshop Registrations are now open for 2023-24!

November 9-10            Principles of Food Safety Internal Auditing

November 23-24             Advanced HACCP- Verification/ Validation & Re-Assessment

January 15, 2024         Shelf-Life Study Overview

January 25, 2024         HACCP Food Safety Plan

February 9, 2024         Understanding the SFCR and PCP

 To ensure we are offering the right training at the right time, we’ve set up an Expression of Interest registration form. Please complete the form to indicate what training sessions are of interest to you and we will advise once we have enough interest and the class is scheduled.

 New Strategic Partnership with GroupHEALTH Benefit Solutions!
As Canada’s largest independent provider of employee benefits, GroupHEALTH is offering Food and Beverage Atlantic members access to their unique employee group benefits platform.
Visit the link below for more information and/or to speak with one of GroupHEALTH’s expert advisors to explore the advantages of the group benefits program.


Introducing KOOLBREW… a delicious, artisan cold brew canned coffee that is roasted and brewed on Prince Edward Island. With retail and wholesale coffee, we were ranked one of Canada’s best coffee roasters by Reader’s Digest in 2022 & 23. Rooted in culture and women-inspired, KOOLBREW is high-quality single-origin specialty coffee.
Mountain2 Inc. is a national CPG broker team based in Halifax, NS. Our team specializes in retail head office sales and consulting services that accelerate retail expansion and growth. Our team has first-hand experience with sell-in strategies for mass and independent retail across a diverse portfolio of wellness-focused brands.

Please join us in welcoming our newest FBA members:

  • Halifax International Airport Authority
  • Datcha Food Inc.
  • Chateau Scoudouc
  • Ketchup With That Kitchen
  • Eveready Meals Inc.
  • Red Island Cider
If you’re an entrepreneur or business owner, this is THE event for you.
The New Brunswick Business Growth Summit series has been specifically designed to help New Brunswick businesses GROW.
The event will include opportunities to:
  • Meet with local peers and other NB entrepreneurs.
  • Meet with government agencies and support organizations.
  • Enjoy local food and beverages in a specially designed setting.
Be part of our next Growth Summit, find the event closest to you!
  • Fredericton (English) November 7th
  • Saint John (English) November 29th
Get your tickets today for the city nearest you ūüĎá

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Edition 37

‚ÄúWhat a relief to have the support and guidance of the FBA. Helped us get expert advice on funding opportunities. Thank you, FBA team!‚ÄĚ

Andy Armstrong,


Spindrift Brewing